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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) - Jake Marisnick hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning for Houston's fourth homer of the game, lifting the Astros to a 7-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers Thursday night. Marisnick's homer to deep center off Detroit reliever Alex Wilson gave Houston the lead back. Ken Giles got the last three outs for his 13th save as the Astros won three of four from the Tigers.

BOSTON (AP) - Drew Pomeranz pitched six strong innings and tied his career high with 11 strikeouts to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-2 victory over the Texas Rangers Thursday night. Elvis Andrus homered and Nomar Mazara had two hits and an RBI for Texas, which has lost four of five overall and has lost 15 of 21 on the road.

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) - Nemanja Nikolic and David Accam scored in the opening 10 minutes and the Chicago Fire beat FC Dallas 2-1 Thursday night. FC Dallas has lost two straight after a fast start. FC Dallas scored on Roland Lamah's poke after two failed clearances in the box by the Fire.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Karima Christmas scored 18 points, Skylar Diggins-Smith and Allisha Gray each had nine points in a decisive 33-13 fourth quarter, and the Dallas Wings rallied past the San Antonio Stars 94-82 Thursday. Diggins-Smith and Gray each finished with 17 points for Dallas. Top pick Kelsey Plum made her WNBA debut and scored her first points on a jumper from the free-throw line to give San Antonio a 29-28 lead.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kelly Kraft, Derek Fathauer and PGA Tour rookie J.T. Poston all shot 5-under 65 on Thursday to share the lead after the first round at Colonial. Jon Rahm, Scott Brown and Graeme McDowell followed at 66 in Fort Worth. Two-time Colonial champions Phil Mickelson and Zach Johnson both birdied their last three holes and were among six players with rounds of 67.

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