Sunday, October 4
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Rangers have dismissed a social media staffer who accidentally tweeted on the team's official account that Texas football coach Charlie Strong should be fired. The tweet "Fire Charlie. # bye" appeared on the account Saturday afternoon as TCU beat Texas 50-7. It was quickly deleted, and the team issued a statement apologizing to Strong and the University of Texas.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Anaheim Angels rallied for five runs in the ninth inning, keeping their playoff hopes alive into the final day of the regular season with an 11-10 win at Texas Saturday. The loss kept the Rangers from clinching the AL West title.
PHOENIX (AP) — Collin McHugh earned his 19th victory, Colby Rasmus homered twice and the Houston Astros beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 Saturday night to clinch at least a tie for the American League's second wild card. The Astros remained in contention for the AL West title as well.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Seth Russell passed for 286 yards and four touchdowns and ran for two more scores while as 5th ranked Baylor began its pursuit of a third consecutive Big 12 championship with a 63-35 win over Texas Tech Saturday. Shock Linwood rushed for a career-high 221 yards and two touchdowns at Cowboys Stadium. The Red Raiders dropped their second straight.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Trevone Boykin threw five touchdown passes, four to freshman KaVontae Turpin, and Number 4 TCU rode a 30-point first quarter to a 50-7 rout of Texas Saturday. TCU beat Texas in consecutive years for the first time since 1958 and 59.