Sonny Gray had a season-high eight strikeouts and overcame one volatile inning, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday night.
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
Right-hander Andrew Cashner could be the next prominent player traded away by the Padres.
The Rangers recalled top prospect Joey Gallo from Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday and right-hander Nick Martinez.
Both the Orioles and Rangers had scouts in attendance at Monday night's Phillies-Marlins game to watch Jeremy Hellickson, Jerry Crasnick reports.
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.
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.
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.
Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer
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.
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
Kyle Lohse has been designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers after only two starts.
After 14 seasons, Amar'e Stoudemire announced his retirement. He elected to do so as a member of the Knicks.
The Cowboys were convinced they could provide pass-rusher Randy Gregory an environment to succeed, but he continues to struggle on the field and off.
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will be in training camp despite a domestic assault accusation.
Small chance Rangers trade Profar
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What will changes mean to Mavericks?
The summer additions of Harrison Barnes and Andrew Bogut prompted Mark Cuban to call his team "Golden State south." In ESPN's ninth annual Summer Forecast, our expert panel sees Dallas going south in the conference. Forecast: 2016-17 West standings
Harrison Barnes is ready to head to Dallas, but the Mavs' biggest offseason acquisition still has love for Oakland.
Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer
Cowboys coach Jason Garrett did not want to comment about the domestic violence allegations against Ezekiel Elliott but said it would not keep the rookie running back off the field to start training camp. Saturday. "We believe we know all about Ezekiel Elliott and what he's all about as a person and it would be premature to make any comment beyond that," Garrett said.
The Cowboys' Randy Gregory has entered a treatment facility and is facing a longer suspension due to another violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy, sources told ESPN.
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