ARLINGTON (AP) — The Texas Rangers agreed to a minor league deal with free-agent pitcher Roy Oswalt, expecting the three-time All-Star to join their rotation within a few weeks. Assuming Oswalt passes a physical Thursday, he is expected to go to Triple-A Round Rock and make his first start Saturday.
ARLINGTON (AP) — Seattle finally got offensive and snapped a five-game losing streak. John Jaso hit a two-run homer early, then added an RBI single in the Mariners' sixth-run eighth against two of Texas' top two setup relievers. Seattle ended up matching its highest-scoring inning and game of the season in a 10-3 victory over the AL West-leading Rangers.
ARLINGTON, (AP) — Mike Napoli's three-run homer put the Texas Rangers ahead to stay. The catcher also blocked the plate to prevent a run and was in sync with pitcher Matt Harrison all night. Not a bad all-around effort.
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade grabbed a rebound, turned and fired a 90-foot pass to LeBron James to set up one of the easiest scores the Miami Heat had all night. Yes, James and Wade are clicking — at the perfect time.