(Arlington, TX) — Jeffrey Springs and Ariel Jurado combined to throw six scoreless innings in the Rangers’ 3-1 loss to the Angels at Globe Life Park. Zac Curtis surrendered a two-run homer in the seventh to take the loss. Texas managed only six hits. Joey Gallo drove in the Texas run with a seventh inning double.
Rangers, Angels Continue Series Tonight
(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers will start Mike Minor tonight against the Angels in the second game of the series in Arlington. LA will counter with Andrew Heaney, who is 0-and-3 with a 10.38 ERA in three starts against Texas this season. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC
Astros Top Twins
(Houston, TX) — Alex Bregman and Yuli Gurriel hit home runs as the Astros topped the Twins 4-1 in Houston. Dallas Keuchel permitted just an unearned run over six solid innings for the win. Brad Peacock recorded the final out for his third save. The AL West-leading Astros have won three in-a-row to improve to 85-and-53. Justin Verlander gets the start tonight as the series continues.
MLB National League
Washington Nationals 4, St. Louis Cardinals 3 (10 INN)
Miami Marlins 3, Philadelphia Phillies 1
Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Cincinnati Reds 1
Milwaukee Brewers 4, Chicago Cubs 3
Colorado Rockies 9, San Francisco Giants 8
San Diego Padres 6, Arizona Diamondbacks 2
New York Mets 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 2
MLB American League
Houston Astros 4, Minnesota Twins 1
Chicago White Sox 4, Detroit Tigers 2
Oakland Athletics 6, New York Yankees 3
Kansas City Royals 5, Cleveland Indians 1
Tampa Bay Rays 7, Toronto Blue Jays 1
Los Angeles Angels 3, Texas Rangers 1
Seattle Mariners 2, Baltimore Orioles 1
Boston Red Sox 8, Atlanta Braves 2
Cowboys Bring Back Scarbrough
(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys have brought back running back Bo Scarbrough, assigning him to the practice squad. A spot was vacated when Green Bay signed Darius Jackson to a 53-man roster spot. The Cowboys had originally retained Jackson on the practice squad over seventh-round pick Scarbrough. The Cowboys also kept Rico Gathers as a backup tight end. Gathers was a basketball star at Baylor, but did not play football.
Cowboys Open At Carolina
(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys will open their season on Sunday at the Carolina Panthers. Kickoff is 3:25 p.m. Central time. Dallas went 0-and-4 in the preseason. The Cowboys finished last season with a 9-and-7 record, failing to make the playoffs. Our coverage Sunday afternoon begins at 2:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Texans Prep For Patriots
(Houston, TX) — The Texans are busy at practice as they prep for Sunday’s season opener at the New England Patriots. DeShaun Watson and J.J. Watt are both healthy and ready to go for Week One. Starting cornerback Kevin Johnson is also expected to play after recovering from a concussion.
Texans’ Foreman Placed On PUP List
(Houston, TX) — Texans running back D’Onta Foreman is going to the physically-unable-to-perform list. He is still recovering from a torn Achilles suffered last season. To replace Foreman, the Texans claimed running back Buddy Howell off waivers from the Dolphins.
DeChambeau Wins Dell Technologies Championship
(Norton, MA) — Bryson DeChambeau came away with a two-shot victory at the Dell Technologies Championship. He shot a 67 on Monday at TPC Boston to finish at 16-under par, two shots clear of runner-up Justin Rose. Cameron Smith finished alone in third at minus-13.
Federer Upset At U.S. Open
(Flushing Meadows, NY) — Second seed Roger Federer is out of the U.S. Open. He was upset in four sets by unseeded Australian John Millman in the fourth round last night at Flushing Meadows. American Madison Keys advanced on the women’s side. Americans Serena Williams and John Isner both play quarterfinal matches today.
Virginia Tech Ruins Taggart’s Florida State Debut
(Tallahassee, FL) — Josh Jackson threw a pair of touchdowns as number-17 Virginia Tech won 24-3 at 19th-ranked Florida State. Eric Kumah returned a blocked punt three yards for a score and also caught a 49-yard touchdown pass to key the Hokies. Willie Taggart lost his first game as head coach of the Seminoles, who had five turnovers in defeat.
Tech Starting QB Hurt
(Lubbock, TX) — Texas Tech starting quarterback McLane Carter is out with a high ankle sprain. Carter was injured in the Red Raiders’ season opening 47-27 loss to Ole Miss. Freshman Alan Bowman is expected to start in Carter’s place against Lamar.
College Football Roundup
(Undated) — The college football season enters its second week. On Saturday, Texas A&M will host second-ranked Clemson, Baylor will be at UT-San Antonio, TCU will play at SMU, Texas Tech will welcome Lamar to Lubbock, Texas will host Tulsa and Incarnate Word will play at North Texas.The West Texas A&M Buffaloes host Oklahoma Panhandle State Saturday evening at 6.
Astros Fan Tossed Out Over Domestic Violence Sign
(Houston, TX) — An Astros representative says the organization is looking into the reported ejection of a fan from a game over the weekend. Kevin Jukkola claims security guards escorted him out of Minute Maid Park on Saturday night because he was carrying a domestic violence awareness sign. The sign featured the number of a hotline operated by the Houston Area Women’s Center. Jukkola says he made the sign because he’s disappointed with the Astros’ decision to hire pitcher Roberto Osuna. Osuna faces claims of domestic violence in Canada.
Astros To Honor Belated Teen Hero
(Houston, TX) — On Wednesday, the Astros will honor a Galveston College baseball player who died while saving his brother’s life. The family of Andre DeRouen will be the team’s special guests at Minute Maid Park. DeRouen drowned in March while rescuing his younger brother Desmond from a pond behind his family’s home in League City. Astros catcher Javier Bracamonte knew Andre, who died two weeks before his 19th birthday.