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.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Gregg Popovich's "I want some nasty!" is fast becoming the catchphrase of the NBA playoffs. It's eminently quotable, brash and an overnight splash. In other words, it's everything the San Antonio Spurs are not.