Langhorne, Seattle Rally Past Parker, Sparks 85-77
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Crystal Langhorne scored 18 points, including a go-ahead layup with 2:34 remaining, and the Seattle Storm rallied to beat the Los Angeles Sparks 85-77 on Tuesday, spoiling Candace Parker's big night.
Parker had 12 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists - narrowly missing the WNBA's sixth triple-double. Margo Dydek, Lisa Leslie, Sheryl Swoopes, Deanna Nolan and Temeka Johnson are the only WNBA players with regular-seasons triple-doubles.
After Langhorne's layup, Jenna O'Hea hit a 3-pointer on Seattle's next possession and Langhorne had a putback to cap the Storm's 7-0 run for an 81-74 lead. After Kristi Toliver hit a 3-pointer to cut Los Angeles' deficit to 81-77, Jewell Loyd hit a fadeaway jumper with the shot clock winding down and O'Hea made two free throws with 24 seconds left.
Sue Bird, Jewell Loyd and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 15 points apiece for Seattle (6-17). Mosqueda-Lewis scored 12 first-half points to set a career-high.
Seattle snapped a five-game losing streak and beat Los Angeles for the fourth straight time - including its only two road wins.
Jantel Lavender added 22 points and Nneka Ogwumike 16 for Los Angeles (7-16).
August 12, 2015
Orioles Win 3-2 Over Mariners
SEATTLE (AP) - Chris Davis hit a go-ahead single and his 30th home run, and the Baltimore Orioles pulled within two games of the second wild-card spot in the American League with a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
Adam Jones launched his 18th homer in the first inning off Seattle starter Vidal Nuno (0-1) and scored on Davis' base hit in the fourth. Davis then hit a line drive out to center field off reliever Mayckol Guaipe in the sixth that landed in nearly the same spot as Jones' drive.
Davis reached 30 homers for the third time in the last four years. He led the majors with 53 in 2013.
Seattle slugger Nelson Cruz extended his hitting streak to a career-high 20 games with an opposite-field single leading off the fourth. His streak of nine straight games with an extra-base hit came to an end.
August 11, 2015