Houston’s big seventh inning dooms Mariners, 7-1

By TODD MILLES SEATTLE (AP) _ Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and the Houston Astros scored six runs in the seventh to beat the Seattle Mariners 7-1 on Wednesday night. Cole (2-0) struck out five, ending a string of double-digit strikeout games at three. He gave up just an unearned run. The Astros sent […]

Faria gets 1st win since July, Rays beat Rangers 4-2

By MARK DIDTLER ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Jake Faria won for the first time since last July 25, allowing one run over six innings to lead the Tampa Bay Rays over the Cole Hamels and the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Wednesday. Faria (1-1) struck out six and walked one. He had been 0-4 in […]

Paul, Green help Rockets rout Timberwolves 102-82 in Game 2

By KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) _ Chris Paul had 27 points and Gerald Green came off the bench to score 21 as the Houston Rockets used a huge second quarter to cruise to a 102-82 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night that gave them a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series. Houston […]

Wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich dies

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died. She was 67. The Spurs confirmed Erin Popovich’s death Wednesday. The team didn’t provide further details. “We mourn the loss of Erin,” Spurs general manager RC Buford said in a team statement. “She was a strong, wonderful, kind, intelligent woman […]

Hillsman Signs Training Camp Contract With WNBA Seattle Storm

SEATTLE, Wash.- Former Texas A&M center Khaalia Hillsman signed a training camp contract with the WNBA’s Seattle Storm on Wednesday. The Storm’s pre-season begins on May 8.   Hillsman, who helped the Aggies to a 26-10 record and a trip to the Sweet 16 in the 2017-18 season, closed her Texas A&M career in the […]

McCullers strikes out 11 as Astros shut down Mariners 4-1

By TIM BOOTH SEATTLE (AP) _ Lance McCullers Jr. matched his career high with 11 strikeouts over seven innings of one-hit ball, Brian McCann hit a tiebreaking two-run home run and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 on Tuesday night. McCullers was outstanding in a bounce-back effort after allowing a career-high eight earned […]

Moore goes 7 strong innings, Rangers beat Rays 7-2

By MARK DIDTLER ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Matt Moore allowed an unearned run over seven innings in his first start against his former team and the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-2 on Tuesday night. Moore (1-3), who went 39-28 with Tampa Bay before being dealt to San Francisco in 2016, struck […]

Aggie Baseball Caps Successful Home Stand with 7-5 Win over Texas State

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The No. 14 Texas A&M Aggies notched a 7-5 victory over the Texas State Bobcats on Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park on Tuesday to end their eight-game home stand on a seven-game win streak. The improved the Aggies to 28-9 overall while the Bobcats dropped to 20-16-1 on the year. Texas […]

Bryan, Rudder Head Coaches Join Bombers Staff

Bryan/College Station, Texas – April 16, 2018 – The Brazos Valley Bombers are excited to announce the remainder of this season’s coaching staff. Manager Brian Nelson will be assisted by James Dillard, who will act as the team’s pitching coach, Chase Sanford, who will act as the bench coach, and Jake Nash, who will have the […]

Durant, Thompson lead Warriors to a 2-0 series lead on Spurs

By JANIE McCAULEY OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Kevin Durant sparked a decisive third-quarter run on the way to 32 points, Klay Thompson added 31 points and five assists in another superb playoff performance and the Golden State Warriors rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-101 on Monday night for a […]

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