Brazos Valley Bombers first baseman G.R. Hinsley has been named the Texas Collegiate Player of the Week. The future Aggie from ParisJunior College went 11 for 25 with 8 RBI’s this past week and leads the league with 39 RBI’s for the season. The Bombers will begin a four game road trip tonight with a game in Kilgore against the East Texas Pump Jacks.
Archers Braden Gellenthien and Miranda Leek of College Station won medals for USA Archery in the World Cup event in Medellin, Colombia. Leek, a 2012 Olympian from Des Moines, Iowa, who attends Texas A&M University, won a bronze medal in the women’s recurve bow team event and a silver medal in the women’s individual event, losing in the final to Inna Stepanova of Russia. In the men’s compound bow events, Gellenthien won a team silver medal and lost in the individual final to teammate Reo Wilde of Pocatello, Idaho.
Former Texas A&M linebacker Von Miller is facing a four game suspension for violating the NFL’s drug policy. Miller says he did nothing wrong and is appealing the decision. Miller is expected to be at the Denver Bronco’s training camp when it opens on Thursday.
The Houston Astros losing streak reached six games last night as they fell to the Oakland A’s at Minute Maid Ballpark 4 to 3. The Astros and A’s will play again tonight in Houston.
And, the Texas Rangers shut-out the New York Yankees last night 3 to nothing. The Rangers and Yankees will play the second game of their four game series tonight in Arlington.