Wednesday Sports Update – Rangers Fall To Red Sox

(Boston, MA) — Yovani Gallardo yielded five runs in the Red Sox third as the Rangers lost 8-4 at Fenway Park. Rougned Odor homered and Joey Gallo contributed a two-run double for Texas. The Rangers are 1-and-4 in their last five games and have dropped seven-of-nine overall.

Rangers Send Colon To Mound Tonight In Boston

(Boston, MA) — Bartolo Colon will try to become the winningest Latin-American pitcher tonight when he starts for the Rangers in the series finale in Boston. Colon and Dennis Martinez are tied with 245 career victories. Colon is 5-and-6 this season. Chris Sale will start for the Red Sox. Our coverage begins this evening at six on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Astros Top A’s With Wild Walkoff In Extras

(Houston, TX) — The Astros rallied for two in the bottom-of-the-11th to walk-off on the A’s 6-5 at Minute Maid Park. Kyle Tucker scored the game-winning run on a throwing error by Oakland catcher Jonathan Lucroy. Alex Bregman hit a tapper in front of the plate and Lucroy’s throw to first hit Bregman’s helmet allowing the winning run to score. Bregman also homered twice and Collin McHugh picked up the win. Justin Verlander pitched six scoreless innings in a no-decision.

MLB National League
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Washington Nationals 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Milwaukee Brewers 8, Miami Marlins 4
Philadelphia Phillies 7, New York Mets 3
Arizona Diamondbacks 5, Colorado Rockies 3
San Diego Padres 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 1
Chicago Cubs 2, San Francisco Giants 0

MLB American League
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Baltimore Orioles 6, New York Yankees 5
Tampa Bay Rays 5, Detroit Tigers 2
Boston Red Sox 8, Texas Rangers 4
Houston Astros 6, Oakland Athletics 5 (11 INN)
Kansas City Royals 9, Minnesota Twins 4
Los Angeles Angels 9, Seattle Mariners 3

MLB Interleague
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Cincinnati Reds 7, Cleveland Indians 4
Toronto Blue Jays 6, Atlanta Braves 2
St. Louis Cardinals 14, Chicago White Sox 2

Spurs Reach Deal With Forbes

(San Antonio, TX) — Restricted free agent guard Bryn Forbes reportedly has a new two-year deal with the Spurs. A league source says Forbes, who turns 25 later this month, reached the agreement with the team on Tuesday. Forbes is a Michigan State grad who joined the Spurs as an undrafted free agent in 2016.

Wings Beat Phoenix

(Arlington, TX) — The Dallas Wings beat the Phoenix Mercury 101-72 for their fourth straight victory at the College Park Center. Skylar Diggins-Smith led Dallas with 20 points, while Aerial Powers added 18. The Wings improved to 11-and-8. Dallas plays the Sparks in Los Angeles tomorrow.

Western Conference Leader Dallas Faces Chicago Next

(Frisco, TX) — FC Dallas will host the Chicago Fire Saturday night at Toyota Stadium in Frisco. Dallas tops the MLS Western Conference with 35 points. Chicago is seventh in the East with 23 points.

France Advances To World Cup Final, Other Semi Today

(Undated) — France is into the finals of the World Cup. France blanked Belgium 1-nil in Tuesday’s semifinals and will meet the winner between Croatia and England. Those two countries meet in the other semifinal today. Today’s winner will face France in the title match on Sunday. Belgium will go up against today’s semifinal loser in the third-place match on Saturday.

Serena Reaches Wimbledon Semifinals

(Wimbledon, England) — Serena Williams is into the semifinals at Wimbledon. The 36-year-old American rallied from a set down to defeat Italian Camila Giorgi 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in Tuesday’s quarterfinals. Williams is seeking her eighth career Wimbledon championship and her 24th career major singles title.

NFL Players Union Files Grievance Over League’s Anthem Policy

(New York, NY) — The NFL Players Association is filing a grievance with the league over its new policy regarding players standing for the National Anthem. The NFLPA claims the policy clashes with the league’s collective bargaining agreement and infringes on the rights of football players. The policy forbids players from sitting or kneeling during the Anthem, but does not require them to be on the field while the Anthem is being played. The union says the league has agreed to talks over the issue.

Soccer Team Name List Narrowed To Five Options

(El Paso, TX) — The USL soccer franchise coming to El Paso almost has a name. Yesterday, the list of possible names was narrowed down to five according to El Paso USL general manager, Andrew Forrest. The finalists are Estrellas, Stars, Tejanos, Lagartos and Locomotive. Online voting at ElPasoUSL-dot-Com continues through July 17th.

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