Bee columnist Andy Furillo talks with members of the Tower Bridge Battalion and what makes the group of Republic FC backers different from fans of other Sacramento teams.
For the sixth time this season, the A’s lost a game in their opponents’ last at-bat. The opponent this time was Houston, and the visiting Astros overcame deficits of 2-0 and 6-5, the latter thanks to a bases-loaded double in the ninth inning.
▪ A day after striking out in all four of his at-bats, Jarrett Parker goes 4 for 4 with two home runs as the River Cats halt a six-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over Tacoma at Raley Field.
The Dallas Mavericks avoid a Lone Star State sweep with a 121-109 win over the Houston Rockets. Monta Ellis scores 31 points and J.J. Barea has 17 points and 13 assists for the Mavs.
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