(Cleveland, OH) — The Indians scored four runs in the eighth inning to grab a 7-5 win over the Rangers in the first-of-three in Cleveland. Chris Martin took the loss. Cole Hamels allowed two runs, one earned, in five frames. Robinson Chirinos homered and Nomar Mazara drove in two for Texas, which fell to 11-and-19.
Rangers Resume Series In Cleveland
(Cleveland, OH) — The Rangers resume their three-game series with the Indians tonight in Cleveland. Doug Fister will be on the bump for Texas. The Tribe will counter with right-hander Mike Clevinger. Our pregame begins this afternoon at 4:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Rangers Place Perez On DL
(Cleveland, OH) — The Rangers have placed pitcher Martin Perez on the 10-day disabled list with right elbow discomfort. Perez returned to Texas yesterday to have his non-throwing elbow re-examined. He had arthroscopic surgery on the elbow in December after breaking a bone from a fall on his ranch in Venezuela. The Rangers called up pitcher Jose Leclerc from Triple-A Round Rock to fill the void.
Astros Cool Off Yankees
(Houston, TX) — Charlie Morton took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and the Astros held off the Yankees 2-1 in the first of a four-game series at Minute Maid Park. Morton struck out 10 while allowing just two hits and one run over seven-and-two-thirds innings to move to 4-and-0. Ken Giles earned his third save. Yuli Gurriel’s RBI double in the fourth made it 2-0 Astros and wound up being the difference.
MLB National League
Washington Nationals 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Chicago Cubs 3, Colorado Rockies 2
Miami Marlins 8, Philadelphia Phillies 4
Milwaukee Brewers 6, Cincinnati Reds 5
Arizona Diamondbacks 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 5
San Francisco Giants 6, San Diego Padres 5
MLB American League
Cleveland Indians 7, Texas Rangers 5
Tampa Bay Rays 3, Detroit Tigers 2
Boston Red Sox 10, Kansas City Royals 6
Houston Astros 2, New York Yankees 1
Toronto Blue Jays 7, Minnesota Twins 5
Celtics Maul Sixers In Game One
(Undated) — The Celtics got the jump on the Sixers in Game One of their Eastern Conference semifinal. Boston connected on 17 threes in a 117-101 win over Philadelphia at TD Garden. Al Horford, Jayson Tatum and Terry Rozier combined for 83 of the Celtics’ points. Boston will host Game Two of the best-of-seven series on Thursday.
Rockets Host Jazz Tomorrow In Game Two
(Houston, TX) — The Rockets and Jazz will meet in Game Two of their Western Conference semifinal series tomorrow night at the Toyota Center. Houston grabbed a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven set with a 110-96 rout of Utah in Game One on Sunday. After tomorrow, the series will shift to Salt Lake City for Game Three on Friday and Game Four on Sunday.
Golden Knights, Lightning Win On Ice
(Undated) — Williams Karlsson lit the lamp in overtime to give the Golden Knights a 4-3 win over the Sharks in Game Three of their Western Conference semifinal in San Jose. Vegas leads the series, 2-1. The Lightning beat the Bruins 4-2 in Tampa to even their Eastern Conference semi at one. Boston hosts Game Three tomorrow.
Cowboys’ Witten Exploring Options
(Frisco, TX) — Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is reportedly exploring his options in a broadcasting career. ESPN reports Witten is weighing an offer to join ESPN’s Monday Night Football broadcast, while another network has made a last-minute proposal to the soon-to-be 36-year-old as well. The report also says Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett is actively trying to convince Witten to play in 2018.
Cowboys Sign 18 Undrafted Free Agents
(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys are bringing in 18 undrafted free agents to join their nine-man draft class. The team has agreed to terms with eight offensive players including UT-San Antonio quarterback Dalton Sturm, and 10 players on defense. The Cowboys will hold a rookie minicamp from May 11th through the 13th. OTA’s get underway later this month.