EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) – Arian Foster ran for 152 yards and a touchdown and the Houston Texans stayed unbeaten by defeating the New York Jets for the first time in team history, 23-17 last night. After five weeks of the NFL season, only the Texans and Atlanta Falcons are sporting perfect records.
BALTIMORE (AP) – Rookie Wei-Yin Chen outpitched 40-year-old Andy Pettitte (PEHT’-iht), and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 last night to even their AL division series at one game apiece. Game 3 of the best-of-five series will be held at Yankee Stadium on tomorrow night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) – The Washington Nationals are heading home for the first postseason baseball game in the Nation’s Capital since 1933 all tied up at one game apiece with St. Louis. The defending World Series champion Cardinals got two home runs from Carlos Beltran and Allen Craig and Daniel Descalso also went deep in the Cards’ 12-4 rout of the Nats yesterday.
CINCINNATI (AP) -The Cincinnati Reds hope to put away the San Francisco Giants to finish their three-game sweep in the other NL Division Series. The Reds send out Homer Bailey, who twirled a no-hitter last month, today in Game 3 against the Giants’ 14-game winner Ryan Vogelsong.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -The Detroit Tigers can finish off the Oakland Athletics this evening as they take a 2-0 series lead into Game 3 of their AL Division Series. The Tigers go with Anibal Sanchez for the clincher against Brett Anderson of the Athletics.