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

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HOUSTON (AP) - Nolan Reimold hit two home runs as the streaking Toronto Blue Jays rallied for a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros last night. Reimold's first homer came in the fifth and cut Houston's lead to 4-3. His second homer of the season came against Chad Qualls and sent Toronto to its ninth win in 10 games.

MIAMI (AP) - Right-hander Jarred Cosart has been traded by the Houston Astros to the Miami Marlins in a six-player deal. The Marlins also acquired Kiki Hernandez and Austin Wates in exchange for Colin Moran, Jake Marisnick, Francis Martes and a 2015 compensatory draft pick. The Astros made the deal yesterday while 22 1/2 games out of first place in the AL West.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jon Daniels says the Texas Rangers "probably could have pushed" the return of slugger Prince Fielder to their lineup later this season if they were in a pennant race. The general manager says that makes no sense now for the Rangers. Fielder had cervical fusion of two disks in his neck May 27th.

BRYAN, Texas (AP) - Kristen Gillman increased her lead to six strokes yesterday in the Junior PGA Championship by shooting a 1-under 70 at Miramont to reach 11 under. Gillman had the best three-day total in the history of the girls' division. Gordon Neale had a two-stroke lead in the boys' division when third-round play was suspended because of thunderstorms.

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