(Arlington, TX) — Mike Trout and Andrelton Simmons each homered as the Angels blew out the Rangers 11-1 in Arlington. Martin Perez was charged with the loss, allowing nine hits and eight runs in just three innings. Drew Robinson doubled in the lone run for Texas, which fell to 4-and-9 on the season.
Rangers Place Fister, Odor On DL
(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers have placed pitcher Doug Fister and second baseman Rougned Odor on the 10-day disabled list. Fister has a strained right hip, while Odor is expected to be sidelined three weeks with a left hamstring strain. The Rangers activated pitcher Tony Barnette from the DL and called up infielder/catcher Isiah Kiner-Falefa from Triple-A Round Rock to fill the roster spots.
Rangers Wrap Up Series With Angels Today
(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers wrap up their three-game series with the Angels today at Globe Life Park. Matt Moore will take the mound for Texas still searching for his first win. He is 0-and-2 so far. The Halos will counter with Jaime Barria, who will be making his major league debut. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Twins Sink Astros
(Minneapolis, MN) — Joe Mauer drove in two runs and got on base four times to help the Twins beat the Astros 4-1 at Target Field. Jake Marisnick had the only RBI for Houston, which had won the opener of the three-game series. Dallas Keuchel fell to 0-and-2.
MLB National League
Pittsburgh Pirates 8, Chicago Cubs 5
Philadelphia Phillies 6, Cincinnati Reds 1
Washington Nationals 4, Atlanta Braves 1
New York Mets 8, Miami Marlins 6
St. Louis Cardinals 5, Milwaukee Brewers 3 (11 INN)
San Diego Padres 5, Colorado Rockies 2
San Francisco Giants 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 4
MLB American League
Tampa Bay Rays 6, Chicago White Sox 5
Cleveland Indians 2, Detroit Tigers 1
Toronto Blue Jays 2, Baltimore Orioles 1
Boston Red Sox 14, New York Yankees 1
Los Angeles Angels 11, Texas Rangers 1
Minnesota Twins 4, Houston Astros 1
Seattle Mariners 8, Kansas City Royals 3
Los Angeles Dodgers 4, Oakland Athletics 0
Rockets Top Lakers; At Kings Tonight
(Los Angeles, CA) — Chris Paul and James Harden combined for 43 points, 16 assists and seven rebounds in the Rockets’ 105-99 win over the Lakers at the STAPLES Center. Houston is 65-and-16 and finds out which team it will face in the first round of the NBA playoffs after tonight’s final games. The top-seeded Rockets will draw the winner of the Timberwolves-Nuggets matchup. The Rockets wrap up the regular-season tonight in Sacramento.
Suns Smash Mavs In Season Finale
(Dallas, TX) — The Suns put up 80 points in the second half as they smashed the Mavericks 124-97 to close out the season in Dallas. Johnathan Motley netted 21 points to pace the Mavs, who finish the year at 24-and-58. Kyle Collinsworth added 10 points, 11 rebounds and eight helpers in defeat.
Charlotte Hornets 119, Indiana Pacers 93
Philadelphia 76ers 121, Atlanta Hawks 113
Washington Wizards 113, Boston Celtics 101
Phoenix Suns 124, Dallas Mavericks 97
Utah Jazz 119, Golden State Warriors 79
Houston Rockets 105, Los Angeles Lakers 99
NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Begin Tonight
(Undated) — The puck drops on the NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs with three games tonight. The two-time defending champion Penguins open at home against the Flyers, the Wild face the Jets in Winnipeg and the Kings go up against the Golden Knights in Vegas. Five more first-round matchups are on tap tomorrow. The Devils play the Lightning in Tampa, the Maple Leafs battle the Bruins in Boston, the Blue Jackets clash with the Capitals in D.C., the Avalanche play the Predators in Nashville, and the Sharks square off with the Ducks in Anaheim.
Alabama Football Visits White House
(Washington, DC) — The Alabama Crimson Tide football team is celebrating its most recent national championship in the nation’s capital. The Crimson Tide were welcomed to the White House by President Trump on Tuesday. They decided as a team to make the trip. Alabama visited President Obama four times during his eight years in office.
FBI BBall Probe
(New York City, NY) — Top high school basketball players may have been bribed by Adidas to play for certain colleges, according to an FBI probe. The “Washington Post” says court documents allege an Adidas executive arranged tens of thousands of dollars in secret payments to make sure the high school players went to either Kansas or North Carolina State. The allegations are part of an ongoing federal probe of corruption in college basketball. Adidas marketing director Jim Gatto is accused of arranging payments to ensure top players committed to schools endorsed by Adidas, and then signed with Adidas when entering the NBA. A spokeswoman for Adidas says the company is cooperating with the investigation.