Tuesday, August 25
NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltran hit a game-ending sacrifice fly after Oliver Perez walked the bases loaded as the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 1-0 Monday night. Andrew Miller pitched the ninth in helping the Yankees hand the AL West leaders their 18th road loss in their last 22 away games. The Astros were coming off a sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers at Minute Maid Park.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Veteran outfielder Drew Stubbs has signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers. He has been assigned to Triple-A Round Rock. Stubbs played 51 games this season with Colorado before being designated for assignment. He has a .245 average in 815 at-bats for the Reds, Cleveland and the Rockies.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Kyle Allen has been picked to start at quarterback for Texas A&M in its opening game against No. 15 Arizona State. Allen was competing against heralded freshman Kyler Murray for the starting job. Allen played in nine games last season for Texas A&M as a freshman and started the final five.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets have re-signed point guard Jason Terry. The 16-year veteran averaged 7 points, 1.9 assists and 1.6 rebounds in 77 games for the Rockets last season. He played for the Hawks, Mavericks, Celtics and Nets before joining the Rockets in a trade with the Kings last September.