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October 7, 2018

BOSTON (AP) — Gary Sanchez belted a pair of homers and drove in four as the New York Yankees beat the Red Sox, 6-2 in Boston to even the AL Division Series at a game apiece. Sanchez put the game out of reach with a three-run blast in the seventh after hitting a solo shot off David Price in the top of the second. Aaron Judge also homered off Price, who is 2-9 with a 5.28 ERA lifetime in the postseason after allowing three runs in just 1 2/3 innings on Saturday.

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman homered for the second straight game and Marwin Gonzalez was 4-for-4 with a go-ahead, two-run double as Houston knocked off Cleveland, 301. Gerrit Cole struck out 12 and allowed just three hits over seven innings to help the Astros take a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series. Francisco Lindor homered for the Indians, who will try to stave off elimination at home on Monday.

UNDATED (AP) — Three of the nation’s top-10 college football teams were beaten on Saturday. No. 19 Texas coughed up a 45-24 lead in the fourth quarter before Cameron Dicker drilled a 40-yard field goal with nine seconds left to give the Longhorns a 48-45 victory over seventh-ranked Oklahoma. Lamical Perine scored twice on short runs to help No. 22 Florida beat fifth-ranked LSU, 27-19, and Nick Fitzgerald ran for 195 yards and two touchdowns in Mississippi State’s 23-9 triumph over No. 8 Auburn.

UNDATED (AP) — Top-ranked Alabama beat Arkansas for the 12th straight time as Tua Tagovailoa (tag-oh-vay-LOH’-ah) passed for 334 yards and four touchdowns in the Crimson Tide’s 65-31 shootout win. Second-ranked Georgia breezed past Vanderbilt behind Jake Fromm’s three scoring strikes in a 41-13 rout of the Commodores. Dwayne Haskins Jr. passed for a career-best 455 yards and six touchdowns in third-ranked Ohio State’s 49-26 victory against Indiana.

UNDATED (AP) — Four-time Pro Bowl center Travis Frederick has been placed on the non-football illness list by the Dallas Cowboys because of a nerve condition that has prevented him from playing this season. Frederick was diagnosed during the preseason with Guillain-Barre syndrome. The Cowboys initially kept him on the active roster, but he’s now sidelined at least seven more games.

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