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Friday Sports Update – Sod Poodles Take Down RoughRiders In Series Opener

(Amarillo, Texas) – The Amarillo Sod Poodles beat the Frisco RoughRiders 7-4 last night in front of 6,580 fans at HODGETOWN marking the 20th consecutive sellout. Kyle Lloyd set the tone in the series opener with his seven-inning, nine-strikeout performance while Luis Torrens led the way offensively for Amarillo, going 3-for-4 with an RBI double and two runs scored..The Sod Poodles continue their four-game series with the RoughRiders tonight at HODGETOWN. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

Rangers Going With Lynn Tonight

(Arlington, TX) — Lance Lynn will try to win his 14th game tonight as he starts for the Rangers to open a three-game series against the Tigers at Globe Life Park. Lynn is 13-and-6 with a 3.83 ERA and has pitched at least six innings in 17 consecutive starts. Rookie left-hander Tyler Alexander will start for Detroit. After the Tigers’ series, the Rangers will embark on a three-city trip and not return home until August 15th. Our pregame coverage begins this evening at 6:30 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.

Astros Turn Back Indians

(Cleveland, OH) — George Springer led off the game with a home run, drew threw walks and scored three times in the Astros’ 7-1 win over the Indians in Cleveland. Michael Brantley, Alex Bregman, who hit his 27th homer, and Yordan Alvarez each drove in a pair of runs. Gerrit Cole allowed one run over seven innings to win his ninth straight decision since a May 22nd loss. The Astros are 11-and-3 in their last 14 games.

MLB National League
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Philadelphia Phillies 10, San Francisco Giants 2
St. Louis Cardinals 8, Chicago Cubs 0
Atlanta Braves 4, Cincinnati Reds 1 (F/7)
Los Angeles Dodgers 8, San Diego Padres 2

MLB American League
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Toronto Blue Jays 11, Baltimore Orioles 2
Houston Astros 7, Cleveland Indians 1
Tampa Bay Rays 9, Boston Red Sox 4

MLB Interleague
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Miami Marlins 5, Minnesota Twins 4 (12 INN)
New York Mets 4, Chicago White Sox 0
Oakland Athletics 5, Milwaukee Brewers 3

Cowboys Wrap Up Padded Practice

(Oxnard, CA) — The defense came up big as the Cowboys competed their third day of padded practice in Oxnard. In a two-minute drill, Dak Prescott’s fourth down pass was incomplete. Brett Maher made five-of-six field goal attempts, the miss was a 36-yarder. The Cowboys will play the 49ers on August 10th in San Francisco to kickoff their preseason.

Fans Watch Texans Practice

(Houston, TX) — The Texans held their first open practice to the fans. It was a padded workout for the second straight day with the players battling the Houston heat. Deshaun Watson threw a touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins. Former Rockets head coach Jeff Van Gundy attended the practice. The Texans will hold joint practices Monday and Tuesday with the Packers in Green Bay.

Broncos Beat Falcons In HoF Game

(Canton, OH) — The Broncos scored a late touchdown on fourth down to beat the Falcons 14-10 in the NFL’s Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. Juwann Winfree caught a 15-yard tipped jump ball in the end zone with 1:26 left to put Denver in front. Brett Rypien  threw the winning pass. The Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will be inducted tomorrow.

Longhorns, Aggies Ranked In Coaches Poll

(Undated) — Texas is ranked 10th and Texas A&M 11th in the preseason Coaches’ Poll. The Longhorns went 10-and-4 last season and beat Georgia in the Sugar Bowl. The Aggies won their last four to finish at 9-and-4. They are the only Texas teams ranked in the top 25. Clemson, Alabama, Georgia and Oklahoma are the top four in that order.

Bears Open Training Camp Today

(Undated) — Baylor will try to take that next step as the Bears open football practice today in Waco. Baylor went from a one-win team in 2017 to 7-and-6 and a Texas Bowl victory in its second season under head coach Matt Rhule. Baylor kicks off the season on August 31st at home against Stephen F. Austin. Other area colleges opening camp this week include Texas A&M, Texas, Texas Tech, TCU, North Texas and SMU.

FC Dallas Playing On Road Tomorrow

(Orlando, FL) — FC Dallas is back in action tomorrow at Orlando City SC. Dallas sits sixth in the MLS Western Conference with 33 points in 23 matches. Dallas is 3-7-and-1 on the road. Orlando is ninth in the East with 26 points in 23 games.

Wings Home Tonight update

(Arlington, TX) — The Dallas Wings snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the New York Liberty 87-64 in Arlington. Five Wings scored in double-figures led by Arike Ogunbowale’s 22 points. The Wings will host the Las Vegas Aces tomorrow night. The Wings are 6-and-15 in the WNBA.

 

 



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