While the Los Angeles Lakers have been a jumble of injury, inconsistency and general weirdness throughout their tumultuous season, Tim Duncan's San Antonio Spurs have spent yet another year as the model of NBA efficiency as they grind out wins with their usual dominance.
The deadlines associated with a 10:44 p.m. end time to Friday’s game meant there wasn’t much time for reaction from the clubhouse, but I did want to pass along a few comments from Mariners manager Eric Wedge. Seattle, due to the struggles of starting pitcher Aaron Harang, went down five
* * * Final — Seattle had one last chance in the ninth, aided by an error by star outfielder Mike Trout that allowed Kendrys Morales on second to lead off. Smoak earned a one-out walk to bring the tying run to the plate, but catcher Kelly Shoppac