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Brandon Carr is out to prove himself

The veteran CB took a serious pay cut this offseason, but that doesn't mean he was happy to do so. His 2016 salary was slashed by nearly $5 million, though he can earn back $500,000 in incentives. Unhappy with contracts

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Welcome back, Joey Gallo

Gallo announced his return to the majors with a bang, launching a 450-foot homer to left-center against the Athletics on Tuesday. The blast was the longest by a Ranger at home this season, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.

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Tuesday's longest home runs

For the second straight day, Padres rookie Alex Dickerson paced the competition, this time launching a 467-foot blast at Rogers Centre. Meanwhile, Joey Gallo made his presence in the majors known with a 450-foot homer vs. the A's.

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Barnes cheered at now-former home

Warriors fans provided a warm greeting on Tuesday night for Harrison Barnes, who signed with the Mavericks in the aftermath of the Kevin Durant deal. Barnes had seven points and three rebounds playing 17 minutes during Team USA's 107-57 rout of China at Oracle Arena. Box score

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Lineup: Rangers (58-42) vs. Athletics (45-55)

  • 1. Jurickson Profar, SS (S)
  • 2. Nomar Mazara, RF (L)
  • 3. Ian Desmond, CF (R)
  • 4. Adrian Beltre, 3B (R)
  • 5. Rougned Odor, 2B (L)
  • 6. Joey Gallo, 1B (L)
  • 7. Ryan Rua, LF (R)
  • 8. Mitch Moreland, DH (L)
  • 9. Robinson Chirinos, C (R)
  • SP: Nick Martinez, RHP
  • Daily notes

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Texas defense was historically bad

The Longhorns' 453 yards per game allowed on defense last season were the most in the history of the program.

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Will Baylor's offense miss a beat?

QB Seth Russell and two 1,000-yard rushers return to Baylor, but former coach Art Briles is gone. The Bears led the FBS in YPG, PPG and rushing YPG last season.

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Cowboys' suspension woes are growing

Three members of Dallas' defense were already set to miss 18 combined games to suspension this season prior to the news that Randy Gregory is facing further punishment.

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The Mavs signed rookie forward Jameel Warney to a partially guaranteed two-year deal, a league source said. Warney, the three-time America East player of the year at Stony Brook, played for the Dallas team in the Las Vegas Summer League.

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Beltré: “Tenemos que aceptar la ausencia de Prince”

La estrella de los Rangers de Texas confía en que el equipo pueda recuperarse de la ausencia de uno de sus principales toleteros: Prince Fielder. Mirar