ARLINGTON (AP) — Derek Holland finally shaved the mustache that had generated so much teasing by his teammates. Unfortunately he didn't look anything like the pitcher who won 16 games as a 24 year old last season, either.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs are making this look way too easy. Parker had 34 points and eight assists, Manu Ginobili added 20 points and the Spurs stayed perfect in the playoffs with a 120-111 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals Tuesday night.
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.