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OXNARD, Calif. — Tavon Austin never blossomed as the eighth overall pick by the Rams five years ago. A trade to the Dallas Cowboys, and the accompanying health, is giving the hybrid receiver/runner another chance in a revamped group of targets for Dak Prescott. By Pro Football Writer Schuyler Dixon. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 7 p.m.




ARLINGTON, Texas — Right-hander Drew Hutchison will start the series finale for the Rangers a day after agreeing to a major league contract. Texas is going for a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 2:05 p.m.


LOS ANGELES — Former UCLA star Gerrit Cole takes the mound for the Houston Astros against rookie Walker Buehler and the Los Angeles Dodgers in the series finale. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 3 p.m.


LOS ANGELES — Reliever Roberto Osuna is activated by the Houston Astros. He served a 75-game suspension for violating MLB's domestic violence policy after being arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. The Astros acquired Osuna from Toronto recently despite their no-tolerance policy on domestic violence. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 3 p.m.


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