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Texans choose Wake Forest CB Kevin Johnson 16th overall

Wake Forest defensive back Kevin Johnson poses for photos his mother Judy Johnson, upon arriving for the first round of the 2015 NFL Football Draft at the Auditorium Theater of Roosevelt University, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston general manager Rick Smith didn’t shy away from Kevin Johnson in Thursday’s NFL draft because of he had academic problems early in his college career.

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Rangers struggle at plate, have 4 errors in loss to Mariners

Texas Rangers' Wandy Rodriguez, left, is visited at the mound by pitching coach Mike Maddux, center, and catcher Carlos Corporan, right, after he loaded the bases during the second inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers had a tough night at the plate and in the field.

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Padres lose 7-2 to Astros, who complete 3-game sweep

San Diego Padres' Matt Kemp has his bat split while hitting in the ninth inning against the Houston Astros in a baseball game Wednesday April 29, 2015, in San Diego.  Kemp was thrown out at first but a run scored from third in the Astros 7-2 victory.   (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Andrew Cashner pitched well at home, which he has now for 21 straight starts.

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Keuchel, Rasmus power Astros to 6th straight win, 7-2

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve watches his deep sacrifice fly to left that drove in Jake Marisnick from third base in the third inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Wednesday April 29, 2015 in San Diego.   (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel held San Diego to three hits in eight innings and Colby Rasmus hit a two-run homer to power the Houston Astros to their sixth straight win, 7-2 against the slumping San Diego Padres on Wednesday.

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