AP-TX--Texas Sports Digest 1 pm, TX
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LOS ANGELES — J.J. Watt could get his first playing time since last season when the Houston Texans visit the Los Angeles Rams, who plan to sit out Todd Gurley and most of their key starters for the third straight preseason game. By Greg Beacham. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 3 p.m.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Astros, getting back on track with three straight wins, send Justin Verlander to the mound against the Los Angeles Angels. Verlander earned his 200th victory in his last start. Houston leads Oakland by 1½ games in the AL West. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 8 p.m.
SAN FRANCISCO — Andrew Suarez pitches the middle game for the San Francisco Giants in their interleague series against the Texas Rangers. By Michael Wagaman. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 3:05 p.m.
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