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HOUSTON (AP) - Jake Marisnick and Carlos Beltran each homered to back a solid start by Joe Musgrove, and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0. Musgrove allowed four hits in seven innings Friday night before the bullpen closed it out to send the Orioles to their season-high fifth straight loss.

TORONTO (AP) - Devon Travis hit his second career grand slam, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory. Texas has lost four straight, matching its longest slide of the season.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Brian Howard struck out 12 in a shutout to help second-seeded TCU advance in the Big 12 Conference Tournament with a 6-0 win over Kansas on Friday night. Howard allowed only four hits and walked none in the win for the Horned Frogs, who advance to face Texas on Saturday. The seventh-seeded Jayhawks were eliminated after their second straight loss in the tournament.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Jackson Cramer's three-run double highlighted a six-run 10th inning as West Virginia rallied to oust top-seeded Texas Tech from the Big 12 Conference Tournament with a 12-7 win. Friday's victory advances the Mountaineers to a Saturday matchup with Oklahoma State. The top-seeded Red Raiders now await their NCAA Tournament destination.

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  • Baylor Men’s Golf Tied for Seventh at NCAA Championships

    Baylor Men’s Golf Tied for Seventh at NCAA Championships

    Saturday, May 27 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-05-28 02:07:13 GMT
    Baylor men’s golf is tied for seventh place at 8-under-par 568 through two rounds at the NCAA Championships. The Bears shot 8-under 280 in Saturday’s second round, helping them climb three spots on the leaderboard. Baylor hit the course at 6:30 a.m. Saturday to complete the first round that was suspended due to darkness with two to four holes remaining for each BU player. The Bears entered the day at 5-under, but the course’s toughest hole was looming, and No. 17 to...More >>
    Baylor men’s golf is tied for seventh place at 8-under-par 568 through two rounds at the NCAA Championships. The Bears shot 8-under 280 in Saturday’s second round, helping them climb three spots on the leaderboard. Baylor hit the course at 6:30 a.m. Saturday to complete the first round that was suspended due to darkness with two to four holes remaining for each BU player. The Bears entered the day at 5-under, but the course’s toughest hole was looming, and No. 17 to...More >>
  • Baylor Men’s Tennis Duo Falters In NCAA Doubles Quarterfinals

    Baylor Men’s Tennis Duo Falters In NCAA Doubles Quarterfinals

    Saturday, May 27 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-05-28 01:58:11 GMT
    A day after locking up All-America honors, the Baylor men’s tennis duo of Juan Benitez and Will Little lost in straight sets in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Doubles Championship Saturday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. Benitez and Little dropped a 6-4, 7-5 decision to TCU’s 25th-ranked Jerry Lopez and Reese Stadler to be knocked out of the doubles draw. In first set action with the score tied 4-4, Benitez fell in a 0-40 hole, but the BU pairing battled back to ge...More >>
    A day after locking up All-America honors, the Baylor men’s tennis duo of Juan Benitez and Will Little lost in straight sets in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Doubles Championship Saturday at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. Benitez and Little dropped a 6-4, 7-5 decision to TCU’s 25th-ranked Jerry Lopez and Reese Stadler to be knocked out of the doubles draw. In first set action with the score tied 4-4, Benitez fell in a 0-40 hole, but the BU pairing battled back to ge...More >>
  • Baylor Men’s Golf in Fifth after Day One at NCAA Championships

    Baylor Men’s Golf in Fifth after Day One at NCAA Championships

    Friday, May 26 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-05-27 03:46:33 GMT
    Baylor men’s golf is tied for fifth place after day one at the 2017 NCAA Championships. Friday’s first round play was suspended due to darkness with the Bears sitting at 3-under-par late in the round. None of the 15 teams in the afternoon wave completed their rounds, which will be resumed at 6:30 a.m. CT Saturday. Baylor (-3) trails only No. 4 Vanderbilt (-8), No. 20 Auburn (-6), No. 3 Oklahoma State (-5) and No. 1 USC (-4). Auburn, No. 22 Ole Miss (-1) and No. 31 Alabama...More >>
    Baylor men’s golf is tied for fifth place after day one at the 2017 NCAA Championships. Friday’s first round play was suspended due to darkness with the Bears sitting at 3-under-par late in the round. None of the 15 teams in the afternoon wave completed their rounds, which will be resumed at 6:30 a.m. CT Saturday. Baylor (-3) trails only No. 4 Vanderbilt (-8), No. 20 Auburn (-6), No. 3 Oklahoma State (-5) and No. 1 USC (-4). Auburn, No. 22 Ole Miss (-1) and No. 31 Alabama...More >>
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