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

BOSTON (AP) - Xander Bogaerts had three hits and three RBIs, Dustin Pedroia had a two-run double during a four-run sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 11-6 on Tuesday night. Rick Porcello won for just the second time at home despite allowing 11 hits in 6 2/3 innings.

HOUSTON (AP) - Juan Centeno homered in his Houston debut and Yuli Gurriel also connected, helping the Astros to a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Centeno later singled and scored as he filled in for catcher Brian McCann, who is on the 7-day concussion list.

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - Robbie Glendinning hit a grand slam and Andy Toelken pitched 4 2/3 innings of scoreless relief Tuesday as Missouri eliminated Texas A&M 12-7 in the Southeastern Conference tournament. Tenth-seeded Missouri earned its seventh straight victory and advanced to the double-elimination portion of the tournament.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Michael Andretti's busiest month could turn into his best Indianapolis show: he has four cars in the front three rows of Sunday's Indianapolis 500. Two of those drivers - the defending race champion, Alexander Rossi, and this year's highest-profile rookie, Fernando Alonso - avoided getting sidetracked by sideshows.

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