Relatives mourn during Bolivar vigil and ask for help finding women’s killer.
Relatives mourn during Bolivar vigil and ask for help finding women’s killer.
GALVESTON — Mayoral candidate Jim Yarbrough requested that a homestead exemption be removed from his ranch home outside La Grange last September, a revelation that could affect his candidacy going forward.
DICKINSON — Standing 5 foot, 3 inches, Dickinson pitcher Jesus Buendia is rarely the tallest guy on the baseball diamond. But after leading the Gators to their first district win since before he was even in high school, Buendia is definitely the big man on campus.
LEAGUE CITY — Zack Esquivel held Clear Lake’s bats in check, and Austin Adams got Clear Creek’s offense going early as the Wildcats downed the Falcons, 5-2, on Tuesday afternoon in the District 24-5A opener for both clubs.
After reading Heber Taylor’s editorial (“A good bill, but not a real solution to flood insurance,” March 6, The Daily News), it got me thinking.
Suppose that the spray paint had appeared on the home of Mainland Editor T.J. Aulds instead of on the county annex building.
GALVESTON — Texas A&M University at Galveston will host the second annual Laffite Seminar on April 26 on the George Mitchell Pelican Island campus.
The Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council and The Daily News are sponsoring FeatherFest PhotoFest Contest, a weekly photo contest in conjunction with FeatherFest, the island’s annual birding and nature photography festival set for April 10-13.
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s special investigator on counterterrorism says the number of U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan plunged last year amid growing care to avoid civilian deaths.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A wall of dust as tall as 1,000 feet and 200 miles wide has roared across parts of West Texas and New Mexico.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Trout and Albert Pujols each had RBI doubles for the Los Angeles Angels, but the Robinson Cano continued his torrid spring training in the Seattle Mariners' 10-6 win Tuesday.
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Dan Haren pitched four effective innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 7-5 Tuesday.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Nolan Arenado and Kyle Parker each hit home runs and Jorge De La Rosa pitched three innings of two-hit ball Tuesday, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 13-0 win over the Chicago Cubs in front of a Cactus League-record 14,840 fans.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — John Danks pitched four-hit ball for five innings and Jose Abreu went 3 for 3 with two RBIs, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 7-6 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland's Justin Masterson threw four no-hit innings and Lonnie Chisenhall hit his first home run of spring training in the Indians' 7-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Buster Posey had a three-run homer off Tony Cingrani among his three hits, leading the San Francisco Giants over the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Tuesday.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Sonny Gray retired the first 11 in four scoreless innings and Jed Lowrie hit his first home run of the spring for Oakland on Tuesday before the San Diego Padres rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Athletics.
Fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers applauded as the team was sold for $2 billion, and cheered with each expensive new addition.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Jon Niese struggled in his first spring start that was delayed by shoulder trouble, allowing four runs in two innings of the New York Mets' 9-8 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday.
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched one-hit ball for four innings in his spring debut for the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday, a 3-2, 10-inning loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — After the Braves learned Kris Medlen may have a serious elbow injury, Julio Teheran and five relievers combined on a two-hitter Tuesday in Atlanta's 9-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — David Price struck out eight in five innings, and Yunel Escobar and David DeJesus drove in runs off Ricky Nolasco, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Tuesday.
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Will Middlebrooks hit his second home run off Tommy Hunter in a four-day span, a solo shot in the sixth inning that helped a Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Tuesday.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — John Lackey gave up three runs over 2 2-3 innings in his first spring training start for the Boston Red Sox, a 5-4 split-squad loss to the Miami Marlins on Tuesday.
VIERA, Fla. (AP) — While CC Sabathia gave up three runs in three innings testing a new pitch, Jordan Zimmermann had everything working just the way he wanted in a perfect four-inning performance as the Washington Nationals beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Tuesday.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Morrow gave up four hits over three innings, Jose Bautista drove in a run and a Toronto Blue Jays' split squad beat the Canadian junior national team 12-2 Tuesday.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Braves pitcher Kris Medlen has injured a ligament in his right elbow for the second time in less than four years, and Atlanta says it is too earlier to determine the extent of the damage.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka made his third start for the New York Yankees, this time in a simulated game.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka has made his third start for the New York Yankees in a simulated game.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's Patrick Corbin gave up three runs and six hits in four innings in the Diamondbacks' 3-3 tie with a Seattle Mariners split squad Monday night.
VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Gio Gonzalez struck out the first five batters he faced then struggled to get out of the second inning as the Washington Nationals lost to the Houston Astros 7-3 Monday night.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Collin Cowgill's two-run homer off Trevor Bauer highlighted a three-run fifth inning that carried the Los Angeles Angels over the Cleveland Indians 8-3 Monday.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Andre Ethier hit a three-run homer and Juan Uribe added a solo shot in the first inning off Oakland's Jarrod Parker as the Los Angeles Dodgers and A's played to an 8-all tie Monday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Sale breezed into the fifth inning with two-hit ball shortly after being chosen the White Sox's opening-day starter, and Chicago beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Monday.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Robinson Cano returned from a four-game absence after a root canal procedure and went 3 for 3 as a split squad of Seattle Mariners lost to the Kansas City Royals 8-2 Monday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Cain pitched five perfect innings for the San Francisco Giants on Monday, but the Chicago Cubs rallied for a 3-2 victory.
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Yu Darvish pitched five positive innings and Jurickson Profar homered as the Texas Rangers beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 Monday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Andrew Cashner threw four more scoreless innings Monday in the San Diego Padres' 5-0 win over the Colorado Rockies.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Two-time AL MVP Miguel Cabrera hit his first two home runs of spring training and AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer struck out five in 4 2-3 scoreless innings Monday during the Detroit Tigers' 17-5 romp over the St. Louis Cardinals.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Jon Lester allowed one hit over three scoreless innings in his delayed first spring training start and David Ortiz hit his first home run of the exhibition season Monday as the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Russell Martin hit his fourth home run of a torrid spring training Monday, but Steve Pearce and Michael Almanzar each hit two-run homers to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 7-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Beachy became the second straight Atlanta starting pitcher forced to leave early, exiting the Braves' 8-1 win over Philadelphia on Monday because of tightness around his right elbow.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a long home run for the second straight day, a two-run drive off Jack Leathersich in the seventh inning that hit the top of a practice field behind the left-field wall Monday during the Miami Marlins' 11-1 rout of the New York Mets.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Barry Bonds is wearing a San Francisco Giants uniform once again, now as a hitting coach at spring training.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Justin Ruggiano went 3 for 3 with a two-run homer and three RBIs, raising his spring training batting average to .583 as the Chicago Cubs outlasted a Milwaukee Brewers split squad 10-8 Sunday.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched five innings in his penultimate tuneup for the season opener in Australia, giving up five hits to a split squad of San Francisco Giants during their 3-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A.J. Pollock drove in two runs with his second triple of spring training, and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied the San Diego Padres 2-2 in 10 innings Sunday.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A shaky Felix Hernandez allowed four earned runs in 2 1/3 innings before the Seattle Mariners rallied late to beat the Texas Rangers 9-8 on Sunday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Josh Donaldson hit his first home run of the spring and the Oakland Athletics tied the Chicago White Sox 2-2 in a game stopped after nine innings Sunday.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Johnny Cueto rebounded from a rough outing with four scoreless innings for the Cincinnati Reds in their 3-1 loss Sunday to the Los Angeles Angels.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Josh Tomlin struck out five in four scoreless innings, helping the Cleveland Indians beat a Milwaukee Brewers split squad 4-2 on Sunday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner pitched four innings of one-hit ball on Sunday, and a split squad of San Francisco Giants won 8-0 against a group of the organization's top prospects.
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Juan Nicasio pitched four scoreless innings, Kyle Parker drove in five runs and the Colorado Rockies beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 on Sunday.
VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Stephen Strasburg overcame a shaky first inning and the Washington Nationals' offense came up big again in an 11-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — R.A. Dickey pitched five shutout innings Sunday before the Houston Astros came back to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 in an exhibition game.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit his first home run of spring training for Miami and the Marlins lost to the Tigers 3-1 on Sunday.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — David Phelps boosted his bid to be the New York Yankees' fifth starter, pitching five scoreless innings Sunday during a 3-3 tie with the Tampa Bay Rays in 10 innings.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Braves pitcher Kris Medlen left in the fourth inning with a strained forearm and the New York Mets went on to beat Atlanta 8-2 on Sunday.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Clay Buchholz pitched three hitless innings, Mike Carp hit a long homer and the Boston Red Sox beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 4-1 on Sunday.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Joe Mauer drove in the game's first run with a first-inning single, and four Minnesota Twins pitchers combined to two-hit the Philadelphia Phillies in a 1-1 tie Sunday.
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Chris Davis had a long home run and three RBIs, J.J. Hardy hit a three-run shot and Wei-Yin Chen pitched three shutout innings to help the Baltimore Orioles beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 9-2 on Sunday.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Braves starter Kris Medlen left in the fourth inning of Sunday's game against the New York Mets with a strained right forearm.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Los Angeles starter Josh Beckett gave up three home runs in three innings in the Dodgers' 8-5 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night in split-squad game.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Gausman pitched three scoreless innings against a lineup of Boston Red Sox big leaguers, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised to a 13-2 victory in a split-squad game Saturday night.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Backed by early two-run homers from Brad Miller and Michael Saunders, right-hander Erasmo Ramirez cruised through four scoreless innings to send a Seattle Mariners split squad to an 18-3 rout of the San Francisco Giants on Saturday.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Nate Schierholtz hit a two-run homer and made a diving catch for the Chicago Cubs in their 9-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Aramis Ramirez hit a three-run double in the first inning on the first pitch he saw this spring, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 on Saturday.
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Paul Maholm pitched three steady innings and Mike Baxter went 2 for 2 with two RBIs for a split squad of Los Angeles Dodgers in their 5-5 tie with the Texas Rangers on Saturday.
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