Not a loser to be
found. Every team was over .500 through Sunday. The D-Backs were hot (they'd
won seven of nine), the Dodgers-and 5-1 Brad Penny (above)-were hotter (eight
of 10), and that Giants slugger was making some noise* too.
Devin, our man!
SI PLAYERS' 2004-05 NBA rookie diarist is now a playoff hero. He was averaging
14.6 points-including a 30-pointer versus Phoenix-since getting into the Mavs'
starting lineup on May 9. Suns coach Mike D'Antoni: "He's
The center isn't
Edmonton's biggest star but its most unlikely contributor. After being
sidelined nearly two years with a neurological disorder, the veteran is in his
first Stanley Cup finals. He's so happy to be an Oiler, he's paying to be
one-returning a $1 million insurance payout he got when his career seemed
brother, 23, threw seven shutout innings in his big league debut and may have
snagged a spot in the Angels' rotation.
Hardly a winner
to be found. Only Texas (26-24) was over .500. The A's were cold (they'd lost
eight of nine), the Mariners-and .219-hitting Adrian Beltre (right)-were colder
(four straight), and there's nary a West pitcher in the league's top 10 in