SEATTLE (AP) — Texas was forced to call on closer Neftali Feliz just to escape the eighth inning on Sunday because of the inability of his fellow relievers to throw strikes.
It came back to bite the Rangers in the ninth.
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden helped the Houston Rockets to their first division title since 1994 and the second seed in the Western Conference playoffs starting Saturday against Dallas.
But the MVP candidate isn't content with what the Rockets have accomplished this season. Harden is "very motivated" to do more this postseason after being eliminated in the first round of the playoffs in each of his first two seasons in Houston.