TULSA – In a game that felt like a playoff contest, the Seattle Storm served notice that it doesn’t intend to just show up in...
The Rangers' starter won his ninth straight game over the Mariners, and his fourth this season, in a 2-1 victory for Texas.
An early 6-0 advantage helped Seattle hold off the Rangers and avoid a third straight loss.
Seattle stayed close in Texas until a seven-run eighth inning turned the game into a blowout.
Gspurning had two big saves in the second half to help Seattle to a 1-1 tie.
Fredy Montero entered a scoreless game just after halftime and scored two goals three minutes apart to lead Seattle to a victory.
Texas bolted to a 5-0 lead through four innings before holding on for a 5-3 victory over the Mariners.