A.J. Pierzynski and Mitch Moreland hit consecutive home runs off birthday boy Jeremy Hellickson and the Texas Rangers held on for a 5-4 victory over Tampa Bay in their series opener Monday.
The Texas Rangers have acquired catcher Robinson Chirinos (cher-REE-nos) from Tampa Bay for a player to be named or cash.
The Austin College athletics department, led by an effort from the Student Athlete Advisory Council, is celebrating the second annual NCAA Division III Week, which runs from April 8-14.
The East Central University baseball team dropped the first two games of the Great American Conference series with Southern Arkansas. The Tigers (8-26, 2-18 GAC) first fell 9-13 and then gave up a 3-12 decision.
Kevin Durant overcame a bruised left calf to score 34 points and Russell Westbrook added 24 points, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 97-75 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday.
Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead single with two outs in the eighth inning and the Texas Rangers gave their fans plenty of reasons to cheer in the home opener, beating Josh Hamilton and the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Friday.
Pierre Jackson had his fourth straight double-double with 17 points and 10 assists to lead Baylor to the first National Invitation Tournament title in school history with a 74-54 win over Iowa on Thursday night.
Josh Hamilton will be in the other dugout when the Texas Rangers play their home opener Friday.
The East Central University women’s golf team will play their final tournament before the Great American Conference Championships, when they travel to Harbor Lake Country Club in Granbury, Texas, April 7-9. The Lady Tigers will be playing at the 2013 Century Link Doc Housewright Invitational hosted by Tarleton State.