SEATTLE (AP) — Yovani Gallardo pitched to his strength against the Seattle Mariners: his defense.
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.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Trout helped convince Hector Santiago into getting a reverse Mohawk after the left-hander lost his first start and the Los Angeles Angels were swept in their first home series.
"Stay in your lane," Santiago said, explaining what the haircut symbolized. "Just like I draw the lane out on the mound. Stay straight ahead."