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Giolito spins 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Lucas Giolito was forced to speed up his pace near the end of his last start for the Chicago White Sox because of rain. The results were so good he decided to try it again Thursday night against the Houston Astros, even though there was no […]

Five Aggies advance to Austin on first day of NCAA West Preliminary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Opening day of the NCAA West Preliminary rounds on Thursday produced five Aggie qualifiers to the NCAA Championships in Austin for Texas A&M. Deborah Acquah, the NCAA Indoor silver medalist, established an outdoor career best of 21-1 ¼ (6.44) to lead the women’s long jump field. Her mark is the No. 5 performer […]

Aggies Bumped from SEC Tourney despite Doxakis’ Eight No-Hit Frames

HOOVER, Alabama – The Texas A&M Aggies were eliminated from the SEC Tournament in a 1-0 loss to the No. 23 Ole Miss Rebels Thursday afternoon despite a historic pitching performance from John Doxakis. Doxakis weaved the longest no-hit performance in SEC Tournament history with his 8.0 innings of work. He hit one batter and walked four, but […]

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — The Chicago White Sox used a rare combination to beat the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. Charlie Tilson hit a grand slam for his first career homer and the White Sox turned the only triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory. It’s […]

Texas A&M Men’s Tennis Wraps Up Competition at the NCAA Individual Championships

ORLANDO – Texas A&M men’s tennis wrapped up play at the NCAA Individual Championships at the USTA National Campus as Hady Habib and the doubles team of Carlos Aguilar and Barnaby Smith suffered defeats Wednesday evening. No. 58 Habib fell in straight sets to No. 4 Alex Rybakov of TCU, 6-4, 7-5, in the Round of 16. No. 50 Joel Gamerov and […]

Rangers complete 3-game sweep of Mariners with 2-1 win

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Baseball Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Sampson and the Texas Rangers like the results of these delayed lengthy pitching appearances, with the right-hander entering after an “opener” gets through the first few batters. Sampson allowed one earned run over 5 1/3 innings after taking over in the second inning Wednesday, […]

Aggies Drop Pitchers’ Duel vs. Georgia, 2-0

HOOVER, Alabama – The No. 15 Texas A&M Aggies were unable to muster the clutch hit, dropping a 2-0 decision to the No. 6 Georgia Bulldogs in an SEC Tournament second round game Wednesday morning at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The Aggies squandered a gem by freshman Chris Weber who pitched 7.1 innings before allowing a hit. It marked […]

Brazos Valley Cavalry hold Pre-Season Press Conference

The Brazos Valley Cavalry FC held its annual pre-season press conference Wednesday at the new Mercedes-Benz dealership in College Station. An affiliate of the Houston Dynamo of the MLS, the Cavalry enter their third season and will compete in the USL League Two, comprised of 23-year-old and under players. The Brazos Valley will also be […]

Starter Lynn, closer Kelley lead Rangers past Mariners 5-3

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Gutty pitching performances came in different sizes for the Texas Rangers in their 5-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Lance Lynn allowed two runs over seven innings and Shawn Kelley earned the save hours after learning that two lumps removed from his throat last week were benign. Lynn […]

Verlander has season-best 12 Ks in 5-1 win over White Sox

By KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) _ Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and struck out a season-high 12 to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Verlander (8-1) was in control from the first pitch, allowing one hit and walking one in eight […]

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