College Station High School grad McGregor Hines pitched seven strong innings last night to lead the Brazos Valley Bombers to a 7 to nothing shut out of the Texas Marshals on the road. Hines allowed only two hits as the starter in last night’s game. The Bombers will play the Marshals again tonight in Plano.
The press at the SEC Media Days in Hoover, Alabama has picked the Texas A&M football team to finish in fourth place in the Western Division this fall. Alabama is picked to finish first, followed by LSU and Ole Miss. Tennessee is the pick to finish first in the Eastern Division.
The Denver Broncos has offered to guarantee $70-million of a six-year $114.5-million deal for former Texas A&M player and Super Bowl MVP Von Miller. Miller has agreed to the total money of the package but was holding out for more guaranteed money. If Miller accepts, it will become the largest payday for a non-quarterback in NFL history.
The major league baseball season resumes today with the Houston Astros playing the opener of a three-game series in Seattle and the Texas Rangers playing the first of three games in Chicago with the Cubs. Texas begins the second half of the season in first place in the American League West with Houston is second place five-and-a-half games behind.