Wednesday Sports Update – Rangers Lose To Mariner’s In 11th Inning

(Seattle, WA) — Alex Claudio served up the winning RBI-single in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Rangers lost 9-8 to the Mariners in Seattle. Joey Gallo homered and drove in the tying run in the top of the ninth for Texas, which lost its third straight.

Rangers Wrap Up Series In Seattle Today

(Seattle, WA) — The Rangers and Mariners wrap up their brief two-game series this afternoon in Seattle. Bartolo Colon will get the ball for Texas. The M’s will counter with Christian Bergman. Our pregame begins this afternoon at two on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Rangers Place Beltre Back On DL

(Seattle, WA) — Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is back on the 10-day disabled list with a left hamstring injury. The team is waiting on MRI results to determine how long he will be sidelined. The Rangers recalled infielder Hanser Alberto from Triple-A Round Rock to fill the roster spot.

Altuve Lifts Astros Past Angels

(Anaheim, CA) — Jose Altuve hit a go-ahead three-run double in the eighth inning as the Astros rallied past the Angels 5-3 in Anaheim. Brian McCann had an RBI and Marwin Gonzalez scored the other run on an error in the ninth as Houston won for the sixth time in eight games. Collin McHugh picked up the win and Ken Giles notched his sixth save.

MLB National League
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San Diego Padres 4, Colorado Rockies 0
Miami Marlins 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 2
Chicago Cubs 3, Atlanta Braves 2
Arizona Diamondbacks 2, Milwaukee Brewers 1
San Francisco Giants 5, Cincinnati Reds 3

MLB American League
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Detroit Tigers 9, Cleveland Indians 8
Oakland Athletics 5, Boston Red Sox 3
Tampa Bay Rays 6, Kansas City Royals 5
Houston Astros 5, Los Angeles Angels 3
Seattle Mariners 9, Texas Rangers 8 (11 INN)

MLB Interleague
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Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Chicago White Sox 0
New York Yankees 3, Washington Nationals 3 (Suspended 6th inning)
Philadelphia Phillies at Baltimore Orioles (PPD)
New York Mets 12, Toronto Blue Jays 2
Minnesota Twins 4, St. Louis Cardinals 1

Celtics Overcome LeBron For 2-0 Lead On Cavaliers

(Boston, MA) — The Celtics overcame a 42-point triple-double by LeBron James to beat the Cavaliers 107-94 in Game Two of the Eastern Conference finals in Boston. Jaylen Brown scored 23 points as Boston took a 2-0 lead in the series. Cleveland hosts Game Three on Saturday. Houston hosts Golden State tonight in the West trailing, 1-0.

Rockets Host Warriors In Game Two Tonight

(Houston, TX) — The Rockets look to even things up when they host the Warriors tonight in Game Two of the Western Conference finals at the Toyota Center. Golden State stole home-court advantage with a 119-106 win in Game One on Monday. After tonight, the best-of-seven set will shift to Oakland for Game Three on Sunday and Game Four on Tuesday.

Mavs Bumped To Fifth Pick

(Chicago, IL) — The ping-pong balls did not bounce the Mavericks’ way, as they will pick fifth in next month’s NBA Draft. Sacramento and Atlanta both jumped into the top-three during last night’s NBA Draft Lottery, which bumped both Memphis and Dallas down two spots each. The Mavs had the third-worst record in the league at 24-and-58. The Phoenix Suns landed the top pick.

NHL Playoffs
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Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Washington Capitals 2
(Capitals lead best-of-seven East finals, 2-1)

Preakness Stakes Post-Position Draw Today

(Baltimore, MD) — The post-position draw for this weekend’s Preakness Stakes takes place today. Starting gates and morning-line odds will be assigned for Saturday’s second leg of the Triple Crown at Pimlico Race Course. Justify will be the heavy favorite after winning the Kentucky Derby. The final leg, the Belmont Stakes, will run on June 9th.

25-Year-Old Enrolls In Dallas High School And Plays Basketball

(Dallas, TX) — A man is in big trouble for lying about his age, and then some. Students at Hillcrest High in Dallas knew him as 17-year-old Rashaun Robinson, but he was actually 25-year-old Sidney Gilstrap-Portley. He reportedly told school officials he was homeless, in order to take advantage of the district’s generous policies for homeless students. He also played basketball for Hillcrest this year. Gilstrap-Portley faces a felony charge of tampering with government documents. Police are looking into claims that he put the moves on a 14-year-old girl.

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