The Texas Rangers won again. This time defeating San Diego 5-2. The defense was outstanding in the victory. Especially this play in center field. Mike Minor got the win for Texas, who has won eight of their last ten games. Minor retired the first 19 batters he faced. Eric Hosmer broke up the perfect game with a single. The Rangers are off tonight and will host the Chicago White Sox for a three-game series beginning on Friday night.
Oregon State rallied for three runs Wednesday night with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, winning 5-3 over Arkansas on Trevor Larnach’s two-run homer into the right-field bullpen off closer Matt Cronin to even the best-of-three championship series at one game apiece.
Former Baylor athletic director Ian McCaw alleged a conspiracy at the “highest level” at Baylor wherein regents planned to focus the school’s entire sexual assault scandal on athletics, ignoring the wider, decades-long problem at the University of mishandling rape reports, according to court documents filed Wednesday in an ongoing Title IX lawsuit against the school. McCaw said in his deposition that top leaders, consultants, attorneys and the school’s Public relations firm worked to put all the blame on athletics, specifically football, while working to cover up failures across campus, including those of the regents themselves.
William Jenkins, the brother of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins, has been charged with aggravated manslaughter after a body was found Tuesday at the player’s house in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. The body was identified as Roosevelt Rene, 25, a Jenkins family friend who had been living at the house, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office. The office announced Wednesday that William Jenkins was in custody, adding that the investigation is ongoing.
The Detroit Tigers have fired pitching coach Chris Bosio. General manager Al Avila said on Wednesday that Bosio was dismissed for using racially insensitive language directed at a team employee.
Jayson Werth, the Washington Nationals’ first big signing who helped lead the team to relevance, isn’t using the word retirement, but he says he’s finished playing professional baseball. “I’m done, whatever you want to call it.” The 39-year-old had been made a free agent in November 2017 by the Nationals and signed with the Seattle Mariners. He had been playing with Triple-A Tacoma, batting .206 with four homers and 19 RBI when he made the decision.