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HOUSTON (AP) - Jake Marisnick and Carlos Beltran each homered to back a solid start by Joe Musgrove, and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0. Musgrove allowed four hits in seven innings Friday night before the bullpen closed it out to send the Orioles to their season-high fifth straight loss.

TORONTO (AP) - Devon Travis hit his second career grand slam, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory. Texas has lost four straight, matching its longest slide of the season.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Brian Howard struck out 12 in a shutout to help second-seeded TCU advance in the Big 12 Conference Tournament with a 6-0 win over Kansas on Friday night. Howard allowed only four hits and walked none in the win for the Horned Frogs, who advance to face Texas on Saturday. The seventh-seeded Jayhawks were eliminated after their second straight loss in the tournament.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Jackson Cramer's three-run double highlighted a six-run 10th inning as West Virginia rallied to oust top-seeded Texas Tech from the Big 12 Conference Tournament with a 12-7 win. Friday's victory advances the Mountaineers to a Saturday matchup with Oklahoma State. The top-seeded Red Raiders now await their NCAA Tournament destination.

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