The Brazos Valley Bombers had their game with the East Texas PumpJacks in Kilgore last night rained out. The Bombers and PumpJacks will make up the game today as the first part of a doubleheader in Kilgore.
Two College Station High School baseball players announced their picks to play college baseball yesterday. All-State second baseman Jaxxon Grisham and closer Walker Davis both said they are committing to play at Sam Houston State University.
The Texas A&M football team will open the upcoming season ranked 20th in the nation according to the USA Today coach’s poll. Florida State is number one. Other SEC teams in the poll include Alabama at number two, Auburn at number five, South Carolina at number nine, Georgia at number 12, LSU at number 13, and Ole Miss at number 19.
Texas A&M announced the hiring of a new assistant baseball coach yesterday. Former Nebraska player and assistant coach Will Bolt will coordinate the offense and will be the third base coach.
The Houston Astros’ bullpen failed them again last night as they gave up a home run in the ninth inning in losing to the Toronto Blue Jays 6 to 5. The Astros and Blue Jays will play again tonight in Houston. Also tonight, the Texas Rangers are in Cleveland to begin a series against the Indians.