ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - David Murphy had three hits and scored twice last night as the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 9-4. Nelson Cruz also had three hits and Lance Berkman homered for the Rangers. A's starter Tommy Milone was rocked for six runs in five-plus innings.
HOUSTON (AP) - Rickie Weeks and Aramis Ramirez homered last night to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros. John Axford earned the win in relief, and Francisco Rodriguez picked up career save No. 299. Houston's Erik Bedard pitched seven-plus strong innings before reliever Hector Ambriz gave up a two-run shot to Weeks.
MIAMI (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs are preparing for Game 7 of the NBA Finals tonight against the Heat in Miami. The Spurs blew a 5-point lead with 28 seconds to play before losing Game 6 in overtime. Manu Ginobili says he can't remember the team ever suffering a tougher loss.
MONTREAL (AP) - The Montreal Impact beat the Houston Dynamo 2-0 last night. Felipe Martins and Marco Di Vaio scored in the first half for the Impact. The Dynamo fell to 0-3-2 in its last five matches. Houston's Boniek Garcia and Brad Davis missed the game while playing for their national teams.
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