(Arlington, TX) — Tyler Glasnow and three relievers combined for a two-hitter as the Rays blanked the Rangers 3-0 in Texas. Rookie Adrian Sampson suffered his second loss in as many starts for Texas. Yovani Gallardo starts tonight as the series continues. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Vogelbach, Mariners Slam Astros
(Houston, TX) — Daniel Vogelbach launched the pinch-hit, grand slam in the eighth inning as the Mariners topped the Astros 4-1 in Houston. Framber Valdez tossed five shutout innings and Hector Rondon took the loss for Houston. Marwin Gonzalez doubled in the lone run. The Astros are four games ahead of Oakland for the division lead.
Astros Closing In On Magic Numbers For Playoff Berth, Division Title
(Houston, TX) — With just 13 games left in the 2018 season, the Astros are closing in on the magic numbers for clinching a playoff berth and winning the AL West. The home team’s magic number for clinching a playoff spot is now at three. Any combination of Astros wins and Tampa Bay losses equaling three will land the Astros in the playoffs. The Astros’ magic number for winning the division is now at nine. Any combination of Astros wins and Athletics losses equaling nine will win the pennant. Of course, the ultimate goal is to repeat as World Series champions.
MLB National League
New York Mets 9, Philadelphia Phillies 4
Miami Marlins 8, Washington Nationals 5
St. Louis Cardinals 11, Atlanta Braves 6
Milwaukee Brewers 8, Cincinnati Reds 0
Chicago Cubs 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 1
San Francisco Giants 4, San Diego Padres 2
Los Angeles Dodgers 8, Colorado Rockies 2
MLB American League
Toronto Blue Jays 5, Baltimore Orioles 0
Minnesota Twins 6, Detroit Tigers 1
Tampa Bay Rays 3, Texas Rangers 0
Seattle Mariners 4, Houston Astros 1
Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Kansas City Royals 6
Cowboys Visit Seahawks Sunday
(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys are back in action Sunday when they visit the Seattle Seahawks. Dallas sits at 1-and-1 following a win over the Giants last weekend. In other team news, defensive tackle Maliek Collins suffered a sprained MCL versus New York. The team also worked out former Steelers quarterback Landry Jones yesterday.
Texans Host Giants Sunday
(Houston, TX) — The Texans play their home opener on Sunday when the New York Giants come to town. Houston is 0-and-2 after losses to the Titans and Patriots. The Giants also enter at 0-and-2.
Chicago Bears 24, Seattle Seahawks 17
Mavericks Begin Camp Friday
(Dallas, TX) — Training camp tips off on Friday for the Dallas Mavericks. The Mavs will play a pair of preseason games in China next month versus the 76ers. Dirk Nowitzki is returning for his 21st season with Dallas, which added DeAndre Jordan and Luka Doncic this offseason.
Report: Rockets To Limit Paul
(Houston, TX) — The Rockets plan to limit Chris Paul this season in order to preserve him for the postseason. The Athletic reports that backup point guards Brandon Knight and Michael Carter-Williams will see a lot of playing time. Paul played just 58 regular season games last year and missed Game Seven of the Western Conference Finals. Training camp opens next week.
Stars Open Preseason Tomorrow
(Dallas, TX) — The Dallas Stars begin the preseason tonight as they host the St. Louis Blues. First-year head coach Jim Montgomery is running the show for Dallas after being hired from Denver University. The Stars play seven preseason games, including three at home.