Sports Headlines–4/18/2013

The Houston Astros gave up six runs in the first inning yesterday and never recovered as they lost to the A’s in Oakland 7 to 5.  The Astros are off today.  The game between the Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs was rained out and has yet to be rescheduled.  The Rangers and Cubs will try to play again today.

And, the N-B-A regular season came to an end last night.  The Houston Rockets lost to the Lakers in L-A in overtime, 99 to 95.  The Rockets will play the Thunder in the first round of the play-offs beginning Sunday in Oklahoma City.  The San Antonio Spurs also lost last night falling to the Minnesota Timberwolves 108 to 95.  The Spurs will take on the Lakers in the first round of the play-offs starting Sunday in San Antonio.  And, the Dallas Mavericks ended their season by beating the New Orleans Hornets 99 to 87.