A night after getting to five games over .500 for the first time on the season, the Texas Rangers win again against the New York Yankees, 8-6, to move to six games above .500 at 60-54.
Marlin Byrd, outfielder for the Texas Rangers, hits his second grand slam of the season-seventh overall home run-and this one as a walkoff to win the game for the Rangers, 9-5 of the New York Yankees.
The Texas Rangers climb to five games above .500 for the first time this season-at 59-54-with a 9-5 win over the Yankees.
Though going 1-3 with his 26th home run of the season, Josh Hamilton-outfielder for the Texas Rangers-had to be taken out of the game tonight because he had gotten light-headed in the 90-100 degree Texas heat.
David Murphy, rookie outfielder for the Texas Rangers had two bases-loaded appearances in a game tonight to make four based-loaded at-bats in the last two games. Yesterday he went 0-2, and tonight he went 2-2, including the game winning 2 RBI single to left in a 9-8 result over the Toronto Blue Jays. Toronto scored the first six runs of the game.
Kyle Busch wins the Lifelock.com 400.
The San Antonio Silver Stars are the hottest team in the WNBA right now. With the 82-74 win tonight verses the Atlanta Dream, they keep their spot as the first seed in the Western Conference as they win their seventh game in a row.
With another loss to the Cleveland Indians, the Tampa Bay Rays extend their season-longest losing streak to five, after previously winning all five games before the slump.
Kyle Busch wins the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Joliet, Illinois.
Qualifying for Saturday night's Lifelock.com 400 at Chicago was rained out. Drivers will start according to driver points. Kyle Busch will start on the pole, Dale Earnhardt Jr. second.
There were five extra inning games throughout the Major Leagues tonight. All five of them were settled in eleven innings, and the home team lost four of them.
One day after blasting a two run walkoff homer, his first home run since June 17th, Texas Rangers rightfielder, Josh Hamilton hit another one over the fence today in back-to-back games. The Rangers lost in eleven innings to the Angels, though, 11-10.
Texas Rangers beat the Los Angles Angels 11-10 in extra innings.
After having arguably the best performance by a rookie in their debut, dunking in consecutive games, and winning awards left and right, what is next for Los Angeles Sparks' star rookie, Candace Parker? Score forty points, maybe? Well she does so-forty point exactly-scored in an overtime win at home verses the Houston Comets, 82-74.
After having the worst start ever for a team in WNBA history at 0-17, the Atlanta Dream have now won two straight games-tonight on the road against the Minnesota Lynx, 73-67.
Home teams in tonight's WNBA action went 1-4, and got outscored 399-367.
The newest WNBA franchise, the Atlanta Dream, got their first win of the season, 91-84 at home over Chicago, to bring a seventeen game losing streak to an end.
This episode included a "My Wish" segment.
The WNBA's Atlanta Dream, still dream of their first win, losing once again to fall to 0-17, after a loss to the Houston Comets. The best record they can finish with now is 17-17.
A day after scoring a season high, eighteen runs over the Texas Rangers, the New York Yankees get shut out tonight against the Boston Red Sox, 7-0.