Wednesday Sports Update – Elvis Hits Grand Slam, Rangers Lose In Extra Innings

(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers blew an eight-run lead and lost in 10 innings to the Athletics 13-10 at Globe Life Park. Elvis Andrus hit a grand-slam in the sixth inning to give the Rangers a 10-2 lead. Joey Gallo and Willie Calhoun also homered for Texas and Austin Bibens-Dirkx took the loss.

Rangers Continue Series With A’s

(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers and A’s play the third installment of their four-game series tonight in Arlington. Martin Perez will take the mound for Texas. Oakland will send out Edwin Jackson. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Astros Crush Rockies With Six-Run 10th Inning

(Denver, CO) — Tony Kemp’s RBI-single ignited a six-run 10th inning as the Astros knocked off the Rockies 8-2 at Coors Field. Kyle Tucker added a two-run triple and George Springer hit a two-run homer for Houston, which is 3-and-1 since the break. Alex Bregman had a two-run blast in the first inning for the ‘Stros. Hector Rondon was credited with the win.

MLB National League
Miami Marlins 9, Atlanta Braves 3
Philadelphia Phillies 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 4 (F/16)
New York Mets 6, San Diego Padres 3
St. Louis Cardinals 4, Cincinnati Reds 2 (F/11)
Arizona Diamondbacks 5, Chicago Cubs 1
Milwaukee Brewers 5, Washington Nationals 4 (F/10)

MLB American League
Baltimore Orioles 7, Boston Red Sox 6
Minnesota Twins 5, Toronto Blue Jays 0
New York Yankees 4, Tampa Bay Rays 0
Oakland Athletics 13, Texas Rangers 10 (F/10)
Kansas City Royals 5, Detroit Tigers 4
Chicago White Sox 4, Los Angeles Angels 2

MLB Interleague
Pittsburgh Pirates 9, Cleveland Indians 4
Houston Astros 8, Colorado Rockies 2 (F/10)
San Francisco Giants 4, Seattle Mariners 3

Cowboys Kickoff Training Camp Tomorrow; Gregory Reinstated

(Oxnard, CA) — The Cowboys kickoff training camp tomorrow with their first practice in Oxnard, California. The ‘Boys open up preseason play August 9th at San Francisco. In other team news, defensive end Randy Gregory has been fully reinstated by the NFL and can now practice and play in games.

Texans Report For Training Camp Today

(White Sulphur Springs, WV) — The Texans report for training camp today in West Virginia. The first practice is tomorrow. The Texans will travel to Kansas City to open the preseason on August 9th.

Browns Ink Mayfield To Rookie Deal

(Cleveland, OH) — The Browns are locking up their number-one overall draft pick. Baker Mayfield signed his four-year rookie contract with Cleveland just as training camp is set to get underway. The contract is worth nearly 33-million dollars guaranteed with a signing-bonus of just over 22-million. The deal also includes a fifth-year team option.

Cavs Sign Love To Extension

(Cleveland, OH) — The Cavaliers are keeping Kevin Love around to help usher in the post-LeBron James era. According to ESPN, Cleveland has signed Love to a four-year, 120-million-dollar extension that runs through the 2022-23 season. It kicks in after the 2018-19 season. The organization announced the deal, but didn’t release the terms.

Serena Williams Feels Singled Out For Drug Tests

(Undated) — Tennis star Serena Williams feels unfairly singled out for drug testing. A week after making it to the Wimbledon finals, Williams tweeted Tuesday that she’s been drug tested more than other players and thinks it’s discrimination. Just before Wimbledon reports surfaced that Williams is indeed tested more than anyone else. The silver lining, Williams said, is that she’s ready to do whatever it takes to have a clean sport.

Funeral Planned For Former Cowboys Assistant Coach

(Minneapolis, MN) — A memorial service is planned for Friday for Tony Sparano, the offensive line coach for the Minnesota Vikings. Sparano died Sunday morning of arteriosclerotic heart disease. Sparano had been with the Vikings for the past two seasons. He had worked for nine NFL teams over 19-seasons, including five seasons as assistant coach for the Dallas Cowboys from 2003 to 2007. He was 56-years-old.



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