(Arlington, TX) — Jake Diekman blew the lead in the eighth inning as the Rangers lost the Padres 3-2 at Globe Life Park. Diekman suffered his first loss after yielding three runs. That spoiled five scoreless innings from starter Austin Bibens-Dirkx. Rougned Odor and Robinson Chirinos hit solo homers for Texas, which has lost two-of-three after winning seven straight.
Rangers Wrap Up Series With Padres Tonight
(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers wrap up their three-game series with the Padres tonight in Arlington. Mike Minor will take the mound for Texas. San Diego will counter with Clayton Richard. Our pregame begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Rangers Place Guzman On Seven-Day Concussion DL
(Arlington, TX) — The Rangers have placed first baseman Ronald Guzman on the seven-day concussion disabled list. He was hurt in Monday’s win over San Diego. The team called up Ryan Rua to fill the roster spot.
Astros Blast Blue Jays
(Houston, TX) — Charlie Morton struck out 13 over seven shutout innings as the Astros blasted the Blue Jays 7-0 at Minute Maid Park. Morton moved to 10-and-1 with the victory. Jake Marisnick hit a three-run homer and Alex Bregman belted a two-run shot during a five-run eighth inning for the ‘Stros, who are 5-and-3 on their current nine-game homestand.
MLB National League
Arizona Diamondbacks 5, Miami Marlins 3
New York Mets 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 3 (10 INN)
Cincinnati Reds 5, Atlanta Braves 3
Chicago Cubs 9, Los Angeles Dodgers 4
San Francisco Giants 3, Colorado Rockies 2
MLB American League
Seattle Mariners 3, Baltimore Orioles 2
Oakland Athletics 9, Detroit Tigers 7
Boston Red Sox 9, Los Angeles Angels 1
Houston Astros 7, Toronto Blue Jays 0
Chicago White Sox 8, Minnesota Twins 4
Tampa Bay Rays 1, Washington Nationals 0
New York Yankees 6, Philadelphia Phillies 0
San Diego Padres 3, Texas Rangers 2
Milwaukee Brewers 5, Kansas City Royals 1
St. Louis Cardinals 11, Cleveland Indians 2
Washington Mystics 92, Connecticut Sun 80
Phoenix Mercury 83, New York Liberty 69
Minnesota Lynx 91, Seattle Storm 79
Los Angeles Sparks 87, Dallas Wings 83
Magic Johnson States Goal For Lakers
(El Segundo, CA) — Lakers president Magic Johnson is putting his name on the line. Johnson tells reporters that if he doesn’t make a huge splash in free agency this summer or next, he will quit. The Lakers are expected to be in the mix for LeBron James and Paul George if they hit the open market when free agency starts this Sunday.
Mets’ Alderson Taking Leave For Cancer Treatment
(Flushing, NY) — Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson is taking a leave of absence to be treated for cancer again. The 70-year-old says his cancer returned in April and he is undergoing chemotherapy. Alderson was previously diagnosed with the disease back in 2015. He has been the Mets’ full-time general manager since 2010.
Cubs Place Bryant On DL
(Los Angeles, CA) — The Cubs are finally placing third baseman Kris Bryant on the disabled list. It’s the first time he’s been placed on the DL during his four-year career. The decision is retroactive to Saturday. Bryant is dealing with left shoulder inflammation that is believed to have started to bother him about a month ago. Chicago manager Joe Maddon says he doesn’t think the injury is serious and expects him to be activated next Tuesday.