Julio Pablo Martinez’s season is continuing in the Arizona Fall League, where the Cuban outfielder hit for the cycle Monday. The Texas Rangers wanted to give their prospect a taste of what’s coming in 2019.
Cole Ragans and Chris Seise, first-round picks in 2016 and 2017, said that all is going smoothly with their throwing programs after surgeries earlier in the season. Seise expects to be ready for spring training.
Teams included this week are from Lake Ridge, Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Summit, Lamar, Haltom, Richland, The Colony, Birdville, Arlington, Grapevine, Coll. Heritage, Hebron, Glen Rose, Skyline, Centennial and Faith.
While Gary Patterson and TCU say the football staff didn’t know about wide receiver KaVontae Turpin’s battery charge in March, police from Las Cruces, New Mexico, don’t know how they wouldn’t have known.
Sources and friends of Kavontae Turpin said he downplayed and minimized the incident involving his girlfriend to TCU coaches. With his likeable personality and giant smile on his small frame, people bought it.
Denver Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly was arrested in Colorado on first-degree criminal trespassing. That could mean former Kansas City Chiefs draft pick Kevin Hogan is the next man up behind Case Keenum. And then there’s this cocaine party ...
Tom Herman’s Texas squad moved to No. 6 in the AP Poll after the Ohio State Buckeyes lost on Saturday. Fivethiryeight.com predicts whether the Longhorns win the Big 12 and make the College Football Playoff.
Dallas Cowboys owner, GM Jerry Jones traded a first-round draft pick to the Oakland Raiders for WR Amari Cooper. A report says Philadelphia Eagles GM Howie Roseman offered a second-round pick for Cooper.