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Blue Jays get to Roberto Hernandez early, often in series-opening win over Astros
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Published in 6-6-2015
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TORONTO Astros righthander Roberto Hernandez didn’t even need to turn back to watch Jose Bautista’s majestic shot to know it was gone. He flinched at the crack bat. The roar of the Rogers Centre crowd told him the rest of the story Friday night. Bautista drilled a monstrous two-run home run between the second and third decks at Rogers Centre, putting a thunderous exclamation point on the five ...>>
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A.J. Hinch, Jose Altuve surprised by ruling on unusual play in loss to Blue Jays
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Published in 6-6-2015
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TORONTO Astros manager A.J. Hinch and Jose Altuve were both stunned to learn that the official scorer had tagged the All-Star second baseman with an error in the sixth inning. With two runners on base, Kevin Pillar hit what was initially ruled an RBI groundout to second. Altuve ranged toward first and made a running throw to first to get Pillar out, but he was also called for an error on the play ...>>
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Outdoors report: June 6
Sports
Published in 6-6-2015
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Galveston - Surf anglers have found good catches along the beachfront with live bait. Freeport - Guide Mike Segall of Reel Threel Charters reported excellent action offshore for red snapper, kingfish and dolphin.

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Dash to host Women's World Cup viewing parties
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Published in 6-6-2015
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The Dash, who will be well-represented on the Canadian and U.S. women's national teams, will hold a free viewing party Saturday for the opening match of the Women's World Cup between host Canada and China. The Dash also are represented by three players on the U.S. national team - midfielder Carli Lloyd, right back Meghan Klingenberg and midfielder Morgan Brian.

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Blue Jays get to Roberto Hernandez early, often in series-opening win over Astros
Sports
Published in 6-6-2015
    470 Visits
TORONTO Astros righthander Roberto Hernandez didn’t even need to turn back to watch Jose Bautista’s majestic shot to know it was gone. He flinched at the crack bat. The roar of the Rogers Centre crowd told him the rest of the story Friday night. Bautista drilled a monstrous two-run home run between the second and third decks at Rogers Centre, putting a thunderous exclamation point on the five ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
A.J. Hinch, Jose Altuve surprised by ruling on unusual play in loss to Blue Jays
Sports
Published in 6-6-2015
    568 Visits
TORONTO Astros manager A.J. Hinch and Jose Altuve were both stunned to learn that the official scorer had tagged the All-Star second baseman with an error in the sixth inning. With two runners on base, Kevin Pillar hit what was initially ruled an RBI groundout to second. Altuve ranged toward first and made a running throw to first to get Pillar out, but he was also called for an error on the play ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Clear Creek advances to Regional III-6A baseball finals
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Published in 30-5-2015
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Etzel held Langham Creek to one unearned run in the seventh, leading Clear Creek to a series-clinching 9-1 win at Reckling Park at Rice. Etzel, a junior, surrendered just three scattered singles with five strikeouts and three walks on 89 pitches in the complete game. Tyler Rand's sacrifice fly in the seventh supplied Langham's lone run. Game 2 starter Gabriel Flores hit the first b ...>>

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High school softball playoffs: Brazoswood tops Katy 7-3
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Published in 30-5-2015
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Standing in the third-base coaching box, Brazoswood's softball coach took a fast-moving foul ball off the bat of her shortstop and No. 3 hitter Sarah DeCarolis to the calf in the fourth inning. Said Katy coach Kalum Haack: Combine the errors, hits and walks in there - we're spotting them almost three base runners an inning. The Bucs, who put runners on in every innings and scored in ...>>

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White Sox break through in 11th inning to take series opener from Astros
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Published in 30-5-2015
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It took a while, but the White Sox finally pushed through against the Astros’ vaunted bullpen in the 11th inning Friday night at Minute Maid Park. Geovany Soto, who was inserted in the game only after Jose Abreu left with irritation in his right index finger in the eighth inning, propelled the White Sox to a 6-3 victory with a two-run double in the 11th inning. On a night Chad Qualls gave up Gor ...>>
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Chris Devenski, Josh Hader team up to pitch Hooks’ first no-hitter
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Published in 30-5-2015
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With all the shuffling in the Astros’ minor league system in recent weeks, it might be understandable if the Class AA Corpus Christi Hooks were to go into a funk while adjusting to their new roster. Don’t tell that to pitchers Chris Devenski and Josh Hader, who on Friday night combined on the franchise’s first no-hitter in a rain-shortened win over the Arkansas Travelers at North Little Rock ...>>
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More camera time coming for Howard
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Published in 4-3-2014
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Rockets center Dwight Howard is putting his stamp on Houston off the basketball court with a new television program, “The Dwight Howard Show”, which will premiere on CSN following the Miami game on Tuesday. In the first installment, Howard interviews hip-hop artist Nelly and takes fans behind the scenes at All-Star weekend. The show was Howard’s idea and he has had a hand in every st ...>>
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Dynamo/Dash report: Orange gives way to white
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Published in 4-3-2014
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The Dynamo kicked off their weeklong march to Saturday night's MLS opener at home against the New England Revolution by unveiling their new secondary uniform, which is predominantly white. The shirt, which has a V neck, features the Dynamo crest on the left breast, light blue and orange on the neckline, the U.S. flag on the left sleeve and the Texas flag on the left side at the bottom of the ...>>
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Scouting report: vs. Miami
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Published in 4-3-2014
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Three things to watch in Tuesday night’s game: 1. Strength vs. strength: The Rockets have ranked among the league’s best teams throughout the season at forcing opponents to miss, limiting opponents to 43.7 percent shooting, fifth-best in the league despite all the easy baskets their offense gives away with turnovers. But the Heat have been by far the league’s toughest team to stop, making 51 ...>>
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LeBron James makes history in Heat win against Bobcats
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Published in 4-3-2014
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By Tim Reynolds The Associated Press MIAMI An hour after what he called the best regular-season game he’s ever played, LeBron James simply explained why this performance was like none other. The basketball, he said, felt small as a golf ball. The basket, to him, looked as wide as the ocean. Best player in the game. Best game of his career. James rewrote his record book Monday night, etched ...>>
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