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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Carlos Correa hit a home run and Mike Fiers struck out five over six innings to win his fourth straight decision as the majors-best Houston Astros beat the Athletics 5-1 for their ninth straight victory in Oakland. Evan Gattis hit a two-run single in the sixth to break a scoreless tie and back Fiers. The right-hander also won his seventh straight road decision in his last 11 away outings for Houston.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Darwin Barney's two-run homer capped a six-run first inning and the Toronto Blue Jays held on for a 7-5 win over the Texas Rangers. Ryan Goins drove in three runs for Toronto, including a two-run double in the first immediately before Barney's homer off Tyson Ross. Joey Gallo had three extra-base hits for Texas, including an inside-the-park homer. It was Gallo's 19th homer this season.

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Cole Hamels could be back in the Texas Rangers rotation as early as next week. Hamels threw 81 pitches over 5 2/3 innings in his second injury rehab start for Double-A Frisco. His next start could come for the Rangers in Cleveland next week. He's been out since sustaining a right oblique strain while warming up before his scheduled start May 2 at Houston.

(AP) - The expansion Vegas Golden Knights will make their regular-season debut on the road in Dallas on Oct. 6. Their first home game will come against the Arizona Coyotes on Oct. 10. The back-to-back Stanley Cup-champion Pittsburgh Penguins will raise another banner Oct. 4 against the St. Louis Blues.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gonzaga's Zach Collins and Wake Forest's John Collins headline the list of post players in the NBA draft. The group includes three one-and-done prospects in Duke's Harry Giles, Creighton's Justin Patton and Texas' Jarrett Allen.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Charlotte coach Steve Clifford is confident he can help newly acquired Hornets center Dwight Howard become a dominant force and an NBA All-Star again. Clifford is familiar with Howard. He coached him for six seasons as an assistant in Orlando and with the Los Angeles Lakers.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Colorado Springs' Triple-A baseball team is moving to San Antonio for the 2019 season, part of a series of moves by Elmore Sports Group that will cost Helena, Montana, its Pioneer League franchise. With the Pacific Coast League team headed to San Antonio, the city's current Double-A Texas League team will shift to Amarillo. Colorado Springs will get the short-season rookie franchise from Helena.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Glory Johnson scored 25 points in the Dallas Wings' 81-78 comeback victory over the winless San Antonio Stars. Karima Christmas-Kelly and Skylar Diggins-Smith each had 16 points for the Wings.

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