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AP-TX--Texas Sports Digest 1 pm, TX

August 12, 2018

Good afternoon! Here’s a look at AP’s Texas sports coverage. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Dallas bureau at 972-991-2100, or at 1-800-442-7189. Email aptexas@ap.org. Terry Wallace is at the desk.

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NEW YORK — In a matchup of left-handers, Martin Perez (2-4, 6.15 ERA) of the Texas Rangers takes on CC Sabathia (6-4, 3.49 ERA) of the New York Yankees in the series finale. Perez has posted allowed 12 earned runs in 12 2-3 career innings against New York, despite a 2-1 record, while Sabathia looks for his 12th career victory over the Rangers. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 12:05 p.m.


HOUSTON — Dallas Keuchel will pitch for the Houston Astros as they try to avoid a four-game sweep by the Seattle Mariners. Erasmo Ramirez is scheduled to come off the disabled list to start for Seattle in place of struggling ace Felix Hernandez who was demoted to the bullpen on Thursday night. By Kristie Rieken. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos. Starts at 1:10 p.m.




SEATTLE — Winners of four straight and unbeaten in its last seven matches, the surging Seattle Sounders host Western Conference leading FC Dallas on Sunday night. UPCOMING: 500 words. Match starts at 9 p.m.


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