Posts Tagged Texas

Ortiz, Napoli homer as Red Sox top Rangers 4-3

Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli hits a solo homer against the Texas Rangers in the fourth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday May 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Napoli found a flaw in his swing on the cross-country flight after his difficult road trip. Then he sent a liner soaring into the left-field seats.

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Commissioner: St. Louis in mix for next round of expansion

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber, left, shakes hands after speaking to a gathering of soccer fans Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in St. Louis. Garber is visiting St. Louis to meet with officials and assess its potential as an MLS expansion city. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber said Tuesday that St. Louis will be a top contender for the next round of expansion, probably in 2020, if the city’s stadium plans for a new NFL stadium are fulfilled.

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Virginia takes 2nd NCAA men’s team tennis title in 3 years

Virginia's Mitchell Frank reacts to winning his match and his team winning the NCAA men's team tennis championship against Oklahoma, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

WACO, Texas (AP) — Virginia’s Mitchell Frank has played the deciding match for a national championship before, and with much more urgency than the Cavaliers faced in pursuit of their second NCAA men’s team tennis title.

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Oakland snaps 4-game losing streak with 2-1 win over Houston

Oakland Athletics outfielders Coco Crisp, left, Sam Fuld, center and Josh Reddick celebrate after beating the Houston Astros in a baseball game 2-1 Monday, May 18, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — The Oakland Athletics finally got the performance they have needed out of their bullpen and did something they have struggled at this season — win a one-run game.

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McCullers makes 1st start for Astros in 2-1 loss to Oakland

Oakland Athletics outfielders Coco Crisp, left, Sam Fuld, center and Josh Reddick celebrate after beating the Houston Astros in a baseball game 2-1 Monday, May 18, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Making his Major League debut on Monday night, Houston Astros starter Lance McCullers took the mound in black cleats with yellow Batman logos.

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