ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Zunino homered an inning before adding an RBI single in Seattle's strange six-run outburst that included three Texas Rangers errors and a replay reversal that gave the Mariners a run in their 7-1 victory last night. Roenis Elias (1-1) worked into the seventh inning with five strikeouts for his first major league victory in the left-hander's third career start.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels last night. Yoenis Cespedes also went deep for the A's, offsetting Albert Pujols' 496th home run.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nick Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz last night. Jodie Meeks had 23 points and Jordan Hill added 21 for Lakers, who had only eight healthy players.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga assistant women's basketball coach Lisa Fortier has been promoted to head coach. She replaces Kelly Graves, who spent 14 years at Gonzaga before he was hired by Oregon earlier this month. Fortier has coached at Gonzaga for seven seasons, including the Bulldogs' current run of six consecutive trips to the NCAA tournament. Terms of her contract were not disclosed.