Gordon Edes ESPN Staff Writer 

Now Josh Donaldson not hitting after taking knee in head on takeout slide in 4th. Ezequiel Carrera hitting for him.

Gordon Edes ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Martin's double the first extra-base hit the Jays have gotten in three starts against Yovani Gallardo.

Chirinos hits homer, puts Rangers up 4-1

Texas got some power from its No. 9 batter, as Robinson Chirinos hit a 2-run homer off David Price. Chirinos hit 10 regular-season home runs this season. Follow live

Gordon Edes ESPN Staff Writer 

That was Robinson Chirino's second home run since July 18.

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Texas vs. Texas A&M battle for Delance

The Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies don’t battle head-to-head on as many prospects these days as some would think. In the 2016 class, there is one very key battle in the balance.

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ESPNW: Hardy news conference a 'disaster'

Greg Hardy was brought to Dallas after a conviction and procedural dismissal for, among other things, allegedly throwing his girlfriend on a futon covered in assault rifles and threatening to kill her. He told assembled media Wednesday he planned to come out "guns blazing" and discussed the relative hotness of Tom Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen. Will NFL ever change?

Blue Jays get on board, cut lead in half

A swinging bunt from Edwin Encarnacion went to Adrian Beltre's replacement (Beltre left with a back injury in the 3rd) Hanser Alberto. Alberto couldn't make the barehanded play and the Rangers' lead was cut to 2-1. Follow live


Beltre a big loss for Rangers

Adrian Beltre, who left the game in the 3rd inning with lower back stiffness, has 18 defensive runs saved, which was tied for first with Nolan Arenado for the most among third basemen. The Rangers lead the Blue Jays 2-0 in the Game 1 of the ALDS in the 4th inning. Follow live

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Where was Trevone Boykin drafted?

Steve Muench and Kevin Weidl drafted the top skill players in the nation. Where was TCU QB Trevone Boykin selected? Did either expert take Frogs WR Josh Doctson? Top 20 (Insider)

Jim Caple Senior Writer, ESPN.com 

Adrian Beltre singled in run but his back hurting him so much he hobbled to first and was crying when trainer later checked on him. He left game and is replaced by rookie Hanser Alberto.

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Delino Deshields was a Rule V Draft pick by the Rangers last December from the Houston Astros. Truly a difference maker type move giving this team a much needed lead-off hitter and speed at the top of the lineup. By the way the cost of a rule v pick? Just $50,000.


Beltre comes out of game

Adrian Beltre has left Game 1 of the ALDS in the 3rd inning with an apparent injury. Hanser Alberto came in for him at third base. The Rangers lead the Blue Jays 2-0. Follow live

Rangers score first in ALDS Game 1

Delino DeShields hit an RBI single to bring in Rougned Odor. That was the first hit Blue Jays David Price gave up, although he walked 2 in the first inning. Follow live

Jim Caple Senior Writer, ESPN.com 

Prince Fielder grounded into inning-ending doubleplay with two on in first to continue his production problem from 2013 postseason when he had zero RBIs in 40 at-bats. Actually, it goes back further. He hasn't driven in a run in past 68 postseason at-bats.

Gordon Edes ESPN Staff Writer 

In the last three seasons, Rangers 1B Mike Napoli has hit 4 home runs 450 feet or farther in Rogers Centre, including a 463-footer this season for Texas.

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Horned Frog leaps onto Kiper's Big Board

TCU WR Josh Doctson continues to exceed expectations everywhere he goes. Will he continue to do the same on Sundays? Kiper's Big Board (Insider)

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Who's your best bet?

Baylor travels to Lawrence this weekend to take on Kansas. The Jayhawks are 44-point home underdogs in Vegas. Who is Phil Steele backing? Week 6 best bets (Insider)

Gordon Edes ESPN Staff Writer 

Late slippage? Since throwing 5 1/3 scoreless against the Jays on Aug. 27, Yovani Gallardo posted a 4.85 ERA and a .347 batting average against in six starts.