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

August 18, 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. Jill Bleed is at the desk.

Reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central.

For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

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MLB:

ANGELS-RANGERS

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers play the third game of a four-game series against the AL West rival Los Angeles Angels. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 7:05 p.m. CT.

ASTROS-ATHLETICS

OAKLAND, Calif. — Houston lefty Dallas Keuchel (9-9, 3.43 ERA) tries again for his 10th victory following consecutive no-decisions. He is 1-1 with a 4.20 ERA in two starts this season vs. the A’s, who will counter with right-hander Trevor Cahill (4-2, 3.39). By Rick Eymer. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Starts 1:05 p.m. PT.

NFL

BENGALS-COWBOYS

Dak Prescott should see more action for Dallas after throwing a touchdown pass on his only drive in the exhibition opener. By Pro Football Writer Schuyler Dixon. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 6 p.m. CT.

49ers-TEXANS

HOUSTON — Houston’s Deshaun Watson and San Francisco’s Jimmy Garoppolo should see increased action when the Texans and 49ers meet in the second preseason game for both teams. By Jordan Godwin. Starts at 7 p.m. CT.

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