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AP-TX--Texas Sports Digest 12 am, TX

September 19, 2018

Good morning! 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 after 5:30 a.m.

Reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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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BASEBALL:

MLB

BBA--MARINERS-ASTROS

HOUSTON — Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run homer in a four-run third inning that helped the Houston Astros to a 7-0 win over the Seattle Mariners. By Kristie Rieken. SENT: 750 words, photos.

BBA--RAYS-RANGERS

ARLINGTON, Texas — Blake Snell became the major leagues’ first 20-game winner in two years and the Tampa Bay Rays shut out the Texas Rangers 4-0. SENT: 750 words, photos.

FOOTBALL:

NFL

FBN--EDUCATOR-BLACK QUARTERBACKS

HOUSTON — An East Texas school superintendent who wrote “You can’t count on a black quarterback” in the comment section of an online news article says he thought it was a private message. Lynn Redden is superintendent of the Onalaska Independent School District in the Piney Woods, about 75 miles north of Houston. In his post on the Houston Chronicle’s website, Redden referred to the last play of Sunday’s game in which Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson held the ball as time expired. SENT: 220 words. Moved on general and sports news services.

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