OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Josh Reddick hit an RBI single that capped a three-run rally in the ninth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Houston Astros 4-3 yesterday in California. It was the Astros' sixth loss in a row.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Colby Lewis pitched into the sixth inning for his first win in nearly two years, Prince Fielder homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 Saturday night. Lewis struck out four while allowing only one run over five and one third innings. The right-hander won for the first time since mid-June 2012.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Second-half substitute Blas Perez scored in the 88th minute to lift FC Dallas a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC Saturday night. The Panamanian rifled the shot off Toronto goalkeeper Julio Cesar's right foot and into the net to give Dallas a Major League Soccer-best 16 points.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Charlie Strong era began at Texas with a shaky performance at quarterback and few questions answered about just how quickly the Longhorns can rebound in the Big 12 under their new coach. With David Ash injured, Tyrone Swoopes took every snap with the starters but started just 4 of 18 passing against the second-team defense, and his first throw was intercepted. Swoopes finished with 229 yards passing and three touchdowns against the Number 2 defense.
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