Tuesday Sports Update – Rangers Pounded By Blue Jays
Blue Jays Wallop Rangers
(Toronto, Ontario) — Brandon Drury hit a grand slam in an eight-run fourth inning and drove in five as the Blue Jays pummeled the Rangers 19-4 in Toronto. Ariel Jurado allowed eight runs in less than four innings to take the loss. Nomar Mazara, Willie Calhoun and Rougned Odor homered in defeat. Rangers catcher Jeff Mathis pitched one inning, allowing two runs. The Rangers lost for the fifth time in six games.
Rangers Starting Lynn Tonight
(Toronto, Ontario) — The Rangers will start 14-game winner Lance Lynn tonight against the Blue Jays in Toronto. Lynn has a 1.35 ERA in his last three starts. The Jays will counter with Thomas Pannone.Our pregame coverage begins this evening at 6 on 710AM and 97.5FM KGNC
Rangers Release 2020 Schedule
(Arlington, TX) — The 2020 MLB schedule is out. The Rangers will open next season on March 26th in Seattle. They will play their first home game at the new Globe Life Field on March 31st against the Angels. The Yankees will play a three-game series beginning April 13th in Arlington. The Rangers will wrap up the season with six games at home against the A’s and Mariners beginning September 22nd.
Astros, White Sox Game Postponed
(Chicago, IL) — The Astros and White Sox will play two today. Their game was postponed last night by inclement weather in Chicago. It will be made up today as a straight doubleheader at Guaranteed Rate Field. Zack Greinke and Gerrit Cole will start for Houston. The White Sox will counter with Dylan Cease and Ivan Nova. Houston’s eight-game winning streak ended Sunday with an 8-7 loss in Baltimore.
MLB National League
Washington Nationals 7, Cincinnati Reds 6
Arizona Diamondbacks 8, Colorado Rockies 6
MLB American League
New York Yankees 8, Baltimore Orioles 5 (G1)
Cleveland Indians 6, Boston Red Sox 5
New York Yankees 11, Baltimore Orioles 8 (G2)
Toronto Blue Jays 19, Texas Rangers 4
Houston Astros at Chicago White Sox (PPD)
Pittsburgh Pirates 10, Los Angeles Angels 2
Tampa Bay Rays 10, San Diego Padres 4
Sod Poodles Game Suspended
Monday evening’s series opener between the Sod Poodles and the Midland RockHounds was suspended due to rain. The game will be resumed at 5:30 this afternoon in the bottom of the sixth inning with the score tied at 2-2. Game two of the series with begin approximately 30 minutes following the conclusion of the suspended game. Gates at HODGETOWN open at 5:00 p.m. CT. All tickets for Monday’s suspended game are considered rain checks for today’s games at HODGETOWN. To exchange tickets, fans will need to present them in-person at the HODGETOWN box office. Seats are first-come, first-served based on availability.
Report: Prescott Rejects Cowboys Offer
(Oxnard, CA) — Multiple-outlets report quarterback Dak Prescott has nixed a 30-million dollar per year contract from the Cowboys. He is reportedly seeking 40-million a year. He wants to be in the range of Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and his four-year, 140-million dollar extension and Eagles signal caller Carson Wentz, who recently agreed to a four-year 128-million dollar extension.
Cowboys Return To Practice Field
(Oxnard, CA) — The Cowboys are back on the practice field as they break camp Thursday in Oxnard. The Cowboys will play the Rams on Saturday in Hawaii in their second preseason game. After the Rams’ game, the Cowboys will wrap up training in the Dallas area.
Texans Preparing For Lions
(Houston, TX) — Defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel said outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus will be moved around more this season, enabling him to be more of a pass rusher. With Jadeveon Clowney remaining out of a camp in a contract dispute, Brennan Scarlett is getting more reps with the first unit. The Texans will have open practices tomorrow and Thursday at the Houston Methodist Training Center across from NRG Stadium. The Texans are preparing for a Saturday home preseason game against the Lions.
Mavericks Will Open Season With Washington
(Dallas, TX) — The NBA has released its schedule and the Mavericks will open the season on October 23rd at home against Washington. It includes a December 12th game against the Pistons in Mexico City. The Mavs have 15 December games, nine on the road. The Mavs will open January with six home games against Brooklyn, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, LA Lakers and Philadelphia. The regular season ends on April 15th with Dallas hosting the Thunder.
FC Dallas, Galaxy Play Tomorrow
(Frisco, TX) — FC Dallas is on the road tomorrow night, playing at the LA Galaxy. Dallas sits seventh in the MLS Western Conference to hold the final playoff spot with 33 points, two ahead of Portland. The Galaxy check in with 37 points.
Wings Home Tomorrow Night
(Arlington, TX) — The Dallas Wings are back on their home court tomorrow night to meet the Los Angeles Sparks. Dallas is coming off an 80-77 win in Phoenix. The Wings are 7-and-17 in WNBA play.