(Arlington, TX) — Shin-Soo Choo plated the go-ahead run during a five-run sixth inning as the Rangers beat the Padres 7-4 at Globe Life Park. Robinson Chirinos drove in two and scored a run for Texas, which has won eight of its last nine games. Tony Barnette picked up the win and Keone Kela notched his 19th save.
Rangers Resume Series With Padres
(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers and Padres resume their three-game series tonight in Arlington. Austin Bibens-Dirkx will get the ball for Texas. San Diego will send out Tyson Ross. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Astros Doubled Up By Blue Jays
(Houston, TX) — Justin Verlander yielded four runs as the Astros were doubled up by the Blue Jays 6-3 at Minute Maid Park. Verlander dropped to 9-and-3. Alex Bregman homered and drove in two for the ‘Stros, who are 4-and-3 on their current nine-game homestand.
MLB National League
Miami Marlins 9, Arizona Diamondbacks 5
Pittsburgh Pirates 6, New York Mets 4
Atlanta Braves 5, Cincinnati Reds 4 (11 INN)
Los Angeles Dodgers 2, Chicago Cubs 1
MLB American League
Oakland Athletics 5, Detroit Tigers 4
Kansas City Royals 2, Los Angeles Angels 0
Seattle Mariners 5, Baltimore Orioles 3
Toronto Blue Jays 6, Houston Astros 3
New York Yankees 4, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Tampa Bay Rays 11, Washington Nationals 0
Texas Rangers 7, San Diego Padres 4
St. Louis Cardinals 4, Cleveland Indians 0
World Cup Roundup
(Undated) — Spain is the winner of Group B at the 2018 World Cup. They earned the top slot by playing Morocco to a 2-2 draw. Also yesterday, Saudi Arabia beat Egypt 2-1, Uruguay defeated Russia 3-nil and Iran played Portugal to a 1-1 draw. There are four matches on the slate today.
Wings Visit Sparks Tonight
(Los Angeles, CA) — The Wings are in Los Angeles to square off with the Sparks tonight at STAPLES Center. Dallas dropped to 6-and-6 on the season with Sunday’s 97-76 home loss to Seattle. LA leads the WNBA at 10-and-3.
Rockets’ Harden Named MVP
(Santa Monica, CA) — The NBA’s MVP is going to “The Beard.” Rockets star James Harden earned the league’s top honor for the first time at the NBA Awards Show in Santa Monica, California. Harden averaged 30.4 points, 8.8 assists and 5.4 rebounds per game this past season. Daryl Morey was named Executive of the Year. Eric Gordon finished second for the Sixth Man Award. while Clint Capela was second for Most Improved Player.
Cavs’ James Wants Low Key Free Agency
(Cleveland, OH) — There’s still no word on what LeBron James will do about his 35-million-dollar player option with the Cavaliers. ESPN reports there won’t be an elaborate free agency tour if he does decide to hit the open market. A decision has to come by Friday and free agency begins July 1st. The Lakers, Cavs, 76ers and Rockets are expected to be in the mix for “The King.”
Cowboys’ Prescott Switches Agents
(Frisco, TX) — Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is switching agents. The “Fort Worth Star-Telegram” reports Prescott is leaving Jeff Guerriero of ProSource Sports and has hired Todd France and Creative Artists Agency. Prescott is eligible for a new deal after this season. The 24-year-old is 22-and-10 as a starter in two seasons with the Cowboys.
Former Texas A&M Mascot Reveille the 8th Dies
(College Station, TX) — A burial is planned for a former Texas A&M mascot. Reveille the Eighth was twelve-years-old when she died on Monday. The collie served as the school’s mascot from 2008 until her retirement in 2015. She had been living at A&M’s Stevenson Companion Animal Life-Care Center when she came down with an internal illness on Saturday. A veterinary prof says the final diagnosis will be reported as soon as it’s determined. Reveille the Eighth will be buried alongside the seven previous Reveilles on the north side of Kyle Field.