Two Minutes in Texas Sports – Rangers Win, Barry Church Chips Tooth Eating Candy
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers pulled out a 14-11 victory over the Los Angeles Angels that took nearly five hours last night. Daniel Stange walked Mitch Moreland and Geovany Soto to start the 10th. Closer Joe Nathan worked around a leadoff walk in the 10th for a scoreless inning.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 38th home run to give the Baltimore Orioles their first lead in a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros last night. Davis had gone 10 straight games without a long ball. Wei-Yin Chen allowed three runs, seven hits and a walk in 7 1/3 innings for his fourth straight win.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The North beat the South 39-29 in a back-and-fourth Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star football game yesterday. Lufkin wide receiver Jabryce Taylor set a record for most receiving yards in the game’s history. He shattered the 173-yard mark set by Columbus’ Percy Waddle in 1986.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Barry Church is finished with Jolly Ranchers. He chipped a tooth on a piece of the hard candy about a week before reporting to camp. He felt pain off and on, but says it was unbearable when he woke up Monday morning. The fourth-year pro missed a walkthrough and a full practice to get a root canal. He returned yesterday