(Amarillo, Texas) – The Sod Poodles beat the Arkansas Travelers with a 6-5 victory Monday afternoon in front of 5,875 at HODGETOWN.. Tyler Benson led the Sod Poodles offensively batting 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs, and an RBI. Nick Kuzia earned the win for the Sod Poodles as he tossed three innings out of the bullpen. Kuzia allowed one run on two hits and struck out two Arkansas batters over 29 pitches. The Sod Poodles begin their inaugural Texas League Playoff run in the South Division series Wednesday against the Midland RockHounds, at HODGETOWN.
Rangers, Minor Snap Yankees’ Shutout Streak
(Bronx, NY) — Mike Minor held the Yankees to five hits over seven-and-a-third innings as the Rangers won 7-0 in New York. Minor posted his 12th win, one shy of his career high. Delino DeShields hit a three-run homer, while Shin-Soo Choo and Jose Trevino contributed solo shots. Texas won for the fourth time in six games. The Yankees were shut out for the first time since June 30th, 2018, ending a 220-game streak.
Rangers, Yankees Meet Again Tonight
(Bronx, NY) — The Rangers and Yankees continue their series tonight in the Bronx. Ariel Jurado will start for Texas. New York will counter with left-hander James Paxton. Our pregame coverage begins this afternoon at 5 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC.
Astros Edge By Brewers In 10 Innings
(Milwaukee, WI) — George Springer homered to lead off the 10th inning to lift the Astros to a 3-2 win over the Brewers in Milwaukee. Houston starter Gerrit Cole allowed one run and struck out 14 over six innings in a no-decision. Alex Bregman had four hits and drove in an Astros’ run, while Yordan Alvarez contributed a solo shot. Josh Jones claimed his first career save as Houston won for the ninth time in its last 11 games.
MLB National League
New York Mets 7, Washington Nationals 3
Philadelphia Phillies 7, Cincinnati Reds 1
St. Louis Cardinals 3, San Francisco Giants 1
Arizona Diamondbacks 14, San Diego Padres 7
Los Angeles Dodgers 16, Colorado Rockies 9
MLB American League
Texas Rangers 7, New York Yankees 0
Tampa Bay Rays 5, Baltimore Orioles 4 (10 INN)
Minnesota Twins 4, Detroit Tigers 3
Cleveland Indians 11, Chicago White Sox 3
Atlanta Braves 6, Toronto Blue Jays 3
Chicago Cubs 5, Seattle Mariners 1
Houston Astros 3, Milwaukee Brewers 2 (10 INN)
Greinke Will Start Tonight For Astros
(Milwaukee, WI) — The Astros will start Zack Greinke tonight in the second game of this series with the Brewers in Milwaukee. He is 4-and-0 in five starts since Houston acquired him in a trade with the Diamondbacks. Jordan Lyles will start for the Brewers.
Cowboys, Elliott Continue To Negotiate
(Frisco, TX) — Multiple outlets report the Cowboys and representatives for Pro Bowl running back Ezekiel Elliott continue to talk and are making progress for a contract extension. Elliott remains a holdout, working out in Mexico while the team trains in Frisco for the Sunday opener against the Giants. The Cowboys are reportedly willing to guarantee Zeke at least 45-million dollars to make him the highest paid NFL running back. If the two sides hammer out the final details quickly, Elliott would likely play against the Giants.
Trio Returns To Cowboys’ Practice
(Frisco, TX) — Pro Bowlers Amari Cooper, Zack Martin and Tyron Smith all returned to the practice field as the Cowboys began prepping for their Sunday game against the Giants to kickoff their season. Cooper has been out a month with a foot injury. Safeties Donovan Wilson and Darian Thompson and linebacker Luke Gifford were absent, all mending from ankle injuries.
Texans Sign Two Free Agents
(Houston, TX) — The Texans signed second-year cornerback Cornell Armstrong, who was released by the Dolphins, to a two-year contract and added him to the 53-man roster. Houston also signed veteran tight end Logan Paulsen, who was cut by the Falcons. The Texans will kickoff their season next Monday night against the Saints in New Orleans.
FC Dallas Will Host Chicago Next
(Frisco, TX) — FC Dallas will welcome the Chicago Fire to Toyota Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Dallas has climbed into the MLS West sixth slot, tied with Real Salt Lake with 43 points. The top seven qualify for the playoffs.
Wings Facing Sun Next On Road
(Uncasville, CT) — The Dallas Wings will play tomorrow night at the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Wings will remain on the road Friday, playing the Mystics in Washington. The Wings are last in the WNBA West with a 10-and-21 record and have lost 13 of 15 away games.
Notre Dame Knocks Off Louisville In Season Opener
(Louisville, KY) — Ian Book’s 11-yard TD run late in the first half broke a 14-all tie and ninth-ranked Notre Dame went on to win 35-17 in the season opener at Louisville. Book also threw a touchdown pass for the Fighting Irish, who had four scores on the ground. Jawon Pass had a pair of touchdown runs for the Cardinals.
College Football Roundup
(Undated) — Texas and Texas A&M will be in headline college gridiron matches on Saturday. Number-10 Texas will welcome sixth-ranked LSU to Austin. The number-11 Aggies will play at top-ranked and defending national champion Clemson. Also on Saturday, Baylor will face UTSA in Waco, while UTEP will play Texas Tech in Lubbock. SMU and North Texas will meet Saturday in Dallas after both opened with victories. West Texas A&M takes on Azusa Pacific Saturday at 6 at the new Buffalo Stadium.