Nats outfielder Michael Morse tied a franchise mark with a homer in four straight games, including a walk-off last Friday. And out West the suddenly mighty Mariners took two of three from the Yankees. With just three losses since May 13, Seattle (26--26) is 1½ games back in baseball's tightest race.
Jordan Spieth (right), 17, shone at the Byron Nelson and was four strokes off the lead before fading on Sunday. In Paris, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, 19, stunned Vera Zvonareva, creating a French Open quarterfinals without a top three seed for the first time ever.
The German speedster took the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday, his fifth victory in six races this season. The Formula 1 points leader (143) has been the pole sitter in all but one race, but as he clarified after his latest win, "I'm not a god. I'm only a normal person."
CRAWFORDS ON FIRE
After a horrendous April (.155 BA, one HR), Boston's Carl Crawford (right) is finally heating up: He was 11 for 22 last week with seven extra-base hits. And in San Fran, recently called up Brandon Crawford became the sixth player in MLB history to hit a grand slam in his debut.