Tuesday Sports Update – Astros Slip Past Cubs

Astros Hold Off Cubs

(Houston, TX) — Gerrit Cole struck out a dozen in six innings and the Astros survived a shaky ninth to beat the Cubs 6-5 in Houston. Yuli Gurriel had three hits, an RBI and scored a run for Houston, which has won three-of-four. Roberto Osuna gave up two solo homers in the ninth, but struck out Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez to end the game and collect his 14th save.

>>Diaz Placed On Injured List; Mayfield Debuts

(Houston, TX) — The Astros placed infielder Aledmys Diaz on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain. Jack Mayfield replaced him on the roster and had a run-producing double in his big league debut in the 6-5 win over the Cubs. The non-drafted 28-year-old had played more than six years in the minors.

Rangers Fall To Mariners

(Seattle, WA) — The Rangers’ road woes continue as they fell 6-2 in Seattle. Lance Lynn struck out 10 in six innings, but allowed three runs to take the loss. Ronald Guzman homered in defeat. Reliever José Leclerc retired only two of the four batters he faced and gave up a two-run homer in the seventh. The Rangers dropped to 8-and-18 in road games.

Rangers Will Start Sampson Tonight

(Seattle, WA) — Adrian Sampson will start tonight for the Rangers in Seattle. The Mariners will counter with left-hander Marco Gonzales, who has not won since April 25th when he tossed seven shutout innings to beat Texas. Our pregame broadcast begins this evening at 8:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

MLB National League
Miami Marlins 3, Washington Nationals 2
Pittsburgh Pirates 8, Cincinnati Reds 5 (G1)
Colorado Rockies 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 3 (11 INN)
Cincinnati Reds 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 1 (G2)
Los Angeles Dodgers 9, New York Mets 5

MLB American League
Baltimore Orioles 5, Detroit Tigers 3
Tampa Bay Rays 8, Toronto Blue Jays 3
Kansas City Royals 1, Chicago White Sox 1 (Suspended 5th Inn)
Boston Red Sox 12, Cleveland Indians 5
Oakland Athletics 8, Los Angeles Angels 5
Seattle Mariners 6, Texas Rangers 2

MLB Interleague
New York Yankees 5, San Diego Padres 2
Houston Astros 6, Chicago Cubs 5
Milwaukee Brewers 5, Minnesota Twins 4

Bruins Rally Past Blues In Stanley Cup Game One

(Boston, MA) — The Boston Bruins are getting the jump in the Stanley Cup Final. They skated to a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues in Game One in Boston. The Bruins rallied from two goals down early in the second period to open the best-of-seven series with their eighth straight playoff victory. The Bruins will also host Game Two tomorrow.

Warriors’ Kerr Rules Out KD For Game One

(Oakland, CA) — Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Kevin Durant is officially ruled out for Game One of the NBA Finals. Head coach Steve Kerr said yesterday that “KD” won’t be ready to play Thursday against the Raptors in Toronto. Durant has been out since straining his right calf in Game Five of the West semifinals against Houston.

Cowboys Back On Field Today

(Frisco, TX) — After a four-day Memorial Day weekend break, the Cowboys will be back on the field today. It will be the fourth OTA session for Dallas. The Cowboys will wrap up 10 volunteer, no-contact OTA sessions on June 6th. Dallas will begin a three-day mandatory minicamp on June 11th.

Texans Return To OTAs Today

(Houston, TX) — The Texans will be back on the field tomorrow after a four-day Memorial Day holiday weekend break. They will hold three volunteer OTA sessions this week and four next week. Houston will begin a three-day mandatory minicamp on June 11th.

NCAA Baseball Bracket Released

(Undated) — The 2019 NCAA Baseball Championship bracket is out. The UCLA Bruins earned the top overall seed and will serve as one of 16 regional hosts in the 64-team tournament. Vanderbilt, Georgia Tech and Georgia round out the top-four. Regional plays starts Friday nationwide.

NCAA Baseball Tournament

(Undated) — Dallas Baptist, TCU, Baylor, Texas A&M and Texas Tech secured at-large berths to the NCAA Baseball Tournament 64-team field. Dallas Baptist is second-seeded in the Lubbock Regional and will face Florida in the first-round. Host and top-seeded Tech will open with Army. The Bears will play Loyola Marymount on Friday in the UCLA regional. TCU is headed to the Fayetteville Regional and will face California on Friday. The Aggies are bound for the Morgantown, West Virginia regional, where they will tangle with Duke in the first round. The College World Series will begin June 15th in Omaha.

Former MLB-er Buckner Dies At 69

(Undated) — Major League Baseball is remembering former first baseman Bill Buckner. He passed away at age 69 after battling dementia. Bucker played 22 seasons in the big leagues and won a batting title, but is best remembered for a ground ball that went through his legs in Game Six of the 1986 World Series between the Red Sox and Mets.


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