Tuesday Sports Update – Rangers & Astros Win Exhibition Games

Rangers Edge Reds In Arlington

(Arlington, TX) — Nomar Mazara and Rougned Odor each homered as the Rangers edged the Reds 6-5 at Globe Life Park. Elvin Andrus and Shin-Soo Choo doubled in runs for Texas, which closes its exhibition schedule today versus the Reds. Opening Day is Thursday at home versus the Astros. Our pregame beings Thursday afternoon at 2 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Colon Returns To Rangers

(Arlington, TX) — Just days after being released by the Rangers, starter Bartolo Colon has re-signed with Texas. Colon and third baseman Trevor Plouffe each re-signed minor league deals and have been assigned to Triple-A Round Rock.

Astros Blast Brewers In Houston

(Houston, TX) — Kyle Tucker’s seventh inning grand slam was the difference as the Astros blasted the Brewers 5-2 at Minute Maid Park. Brendan McCurry pulled out the win for Houston, which closes its exhibition schedule at home today versus Milwaukee again. Opening Day is Thursday on the road at the Texas Rangers.

MLB Grapefruit League
Philadelphia Phillies 6, Pittsburgh Pirates 3 (at Bradenton, FL)
Tampa Bay Rays 2, Detroit Tigers 2 (at Lakeland, FL)

MLB Exhibition
Baltimore Orioles 7, Norfolk Tides 6 (at Norfolk, VA)
Boston Red Sox 4, Chicago Cubs 2 (at Fort Myers, FL)
Chicago White Sox 9, Charlotte Knights 5 (at Charlotte, NC)
St. Louis Cardinals 5, Toronto Blue Jays 3 (at Montreal, Quebec)
New York Yankees 5, Atlanta Braves 1 (at Atlanta, GA)
Texas Rangers 6, Cincinnati Reds 5 (at Arlington, TX)
San Diego Padres 8, El Paso Chihuahuas 6 (at El Paso, TX)
Houston Astros 5, Milwaukee Brewers 2 (at Houston, TX)
Arizona Diamondbacks 7, Cleveland Indians 0 (at Phoenix, AZ)
Los Angeles Angels 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 1 (at Los Angeles, CA)
Oakland Athletics 9, San Francisco Giants 2 (F/10) (at San Francisco, CA)
Kansas City Royals at Omaha Storm Chasers (Canceled) (at Omaha, NE)

Charlotte Hornets 137, New York Knicks 128 (OT)
Philadelphia 76ers 123, Denver Nuggets 104
Detroit Pistons 112, Los Angeles Lakers 106
Memphis Grizzlies 101, Minnesota Timberwolves 93
Boston Celtics 102, Phoenix Suns 94

Mavericks Visit Kings

(Sacramento, CA) — The Mavericks start a two-game back-to-back road trip today in California. Dallas plays the Kings tonight in Sacramento before visiting the Lakers Wednesday. The Mavs hope to snap a five-game slide. Tip-off is at 8 p.m. There are nine games left in the regular season, including three here in Dallas.

Rockets Host Bulls

(Houston, TX) — The Rockets seek their 10th straight win tonight as the host the Chicago Bulls. Houston sits in first place in the West with a record of 60-and-14. The Warriors are five-and-a-half games back in second place. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.

NBA G-League Player Dies After Collapsing On Court

(Grand Rapids, MI) — The NBA community is mourning the loss of player Zeke Upshaw, who is dead at the age of 26. Upshaw died Monday, two days after collapsing during an NBA G-League game for the Grand Rapids Drive. Upshaw suddenly collapsed in the game’s final minute and had to be stretchered off the court Saturday night. The Drive are the minor-league affiliate of the Detroit Pistons.

Carolina Hurricanes 4, Ottawa Senators 1
Florida Panthers 3, New York Islanders 0
Buffalo Sabres 3, Toronto Maple Leafs 2
Arizona Coyotes 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 1
Montreal Canadiens 4, Detroit Red Wings 2
Washington Capitals 4, New York Rangers 2
San Jose Sharks 4, Chicago Blackhawks 3 (SO)
Vegas Golden Knights 4, Colorado Avalanche 1
Los Angeles Kings 3, Calgary Flames 0

Stars Host Flyers

(Dallas, TX) — The Stars are back on the ice tonight as they host the Philadelphia Flyers. Dallas looks to snap an eight-game slide. The Stars are currently five games back for the last Wild Card slot in the West. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m.

Clint Bowyer Ends Long Skid, Wins At Martinsville

(Martinsville, VA) — Clint Bowyer is the champion of the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Bowyer led a race-high 215 laps to take the checkered flag and win for the first time since 2012. The victory snapped a 190-race skid. Kyle Busch finished in second followed by Ryan Blaney in third. Martin Truex Junior and Kevin Harvick round out the top-five. The race was originally scheduled for Sunday but was postponed until Monday due to snow.

Final Four Arrives In San Antonio

(San Antonio, TX) — The Final Four tips off on Saturday at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Loyola-Chicago clashes with Michigan in the first game before Kansas takes on Villanova. The National Championship game tips off Monday.

Cowboys Sign OT Fleming

(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys are bringing in offensive tackle Cameron Fleming. The two sides agreed to a one-year deal worth three-and-a-half million. Fleming has played 47 games over the past four seasons with the Patriots.

Bennett Free On Bail

(Houston, TX) — Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett is free on 10-thousand dollars bail after turning himself in to police Monday. Bennett is accused of injuring a paraplegic security guard while running onto the field after the 2017 Super Bowl in Houston. He’s charged with felony injury of the elderly. Bennett’s attorney Rusty Hardin is denying his client touched the woman at all.



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