(Amarillo, Tx) – The Sod Poodles defeated the Tulsa Drillers 13-6 in front of 5,159 at HODGETOWN in game one of the Texas League Championship Series. After Tulsa came back late to even the game at 6-6 in the top of the eighth, Amarillo exploded for a seven-run bottom half to propel the Sod Poodles ahead in the series. The Sod Poodles continue the Texas League Championship Series against the Tulsa Drillers Wednesday. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.
Rays Beat Rangers In 11 Innings
(Arlington, TX) — Tampa Bay took advantage of two Texas errors in the 11th to score two unearned runs and beat the Rangers 5-3. Nick Solak hit a two-run homer in defeat. Willie Calhoun doubled home the other run for Texas, which had its four-game winning streak snapped. The two teams will meet again tonight at Globe Life Park.
Miley Retires Only One As A’s Blowout Astros
(Houston, TX) — Wade Miley failed to make it out of the first inning in his second straight start in the Astros’ 21-7 loss to the Athletics in Houston. Miley allowed seven runs on seven hits and a walk, while retiring only one. He failed to retire a batter in his previous start, yielding five runs to Seattle. George Springer and Martin Maldonado each homered twice for the Astros, who had their five-game winning streak snapped. The two teams meet again tonight at Minute Maid Park.
MLB National League
Philadelphia Phillies 6, Atlanta Braves 5
Milwaukee Brewers 4, Miami Marlins 3
New York Mets 3, Arizona Diamondbacks 2
Colorado Rockies 2, St. Louis Cardinals 1
San Francisco Giants 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 4
San Diego Padres 9, Chicago Cubs 8 (10 INN)
MLB American League
Detroit Tigers 12, New York Yankees 11
Toronto Blue Jays 4, Boston Red Sox 3
Tampa Bay Rays 5, Texas Rangers 3 (11 INN)
Oakland Athletics 21, Houston Astros 7
Chicago White Sox 7, Kansas City Royals 3
Cleveland Indians 8, Los Angeles Angels 0
Los Angeles Dodgers 7, Baltimore Orioles 3
Minnesota Twins 5, Washington Nationals 0
Seattle Mariners 4, Cincinnati Reds 3
Cowboys Preparing For Redskins
(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys are back on the practice field today to prepare for their Sunday game with the division-rival Redskins in Washington. Dallas opened the season with a 35-17 victory over the New York Giants at home. The Redskins lost to the Eagles in their opener. Be sure and join us Thursday evening at six for the Dallas Cowboys Huddle live at Teddy Jack’s at 5080 S. Coulter.
Texans Release Veteran Cornerback
(Houston, TX) — Veteran cornerback Aaron Colvin had a rough Monday night and today he is out of a job. Multiple-outlets report the Texans released Colvin after he yielded two touchdown passes and a long reception to setup the game-winning field goal in a 30-28 loss to the Saints in New Orleans. They signed cornerback Phillip Gaines, who played four years with the Chiefs and spent time last season with the Browns and Bills. The Texans are home Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Patriots’ Brown Accused Of Sexual Assault In Lawsuit
(Foxborough, MA) — Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown is fighting allegations of sexual assault. The New York Times reports he’s accused in a lawsuit in Florida of sexually assaulting a woman three times that he met in college and later hired as a trainer. Brown denied the allegations through his attorney. The incidents allegedly took place in 2017 and 2018.
>>Stars Open Training Camp Friday
(Frisco, TX) — The Stars open training camp on Friday. The Stars will play their initial preseason game on Monday against the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues at American Airlines Center.
FC Dallas Hosts Chicago Fire
(Frisco, TX) — FC Dallas will host the Chicago Fire on Saturday for their first September game after the FIFA International break. Dallas, Portland and Salt Lake all have 43 points, while the LA Galaxy has 42 as the four battle for the final MLS Western playoff berths.
College Football Roundup
(Undated) — In college football action this Saturday, SMU will entertain Texas State looking to start the season 3-and-0 for the first time since 1984, when it went 10-and-2 and was the Southwest Conference co-champs. Meanwhile, number-13 Texas will be at Rice, TCU will play at Purdue, and number-15 Texas A&M hosts Lamar. North Texas will play at Cal, while Texas Tech plays its first road game at Arizona. Baylor has the week off. West Texas A&M will be in Liberty, Missouri to take on William Jewell.