Joe Smith can be feisty, a trait you want in a reliever with a lively but not overpowering 88-mph fastball. An attack mentality, a refusal to give in to hitters and an unwavering confidence in his stuff have helped mold the sidearm-throwing right-hander into one of baseball's best set-up men.
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Johnny Giavotella ripped an RBI double into right field in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Los Angeles Angels to their second straight walk-off win over the Seattle Mariners with a 4-3 decision on Wednesday.
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Melky Cabrera hit a game-tying three-run homer and Avisail Garcia added the go-ahead RBI single in a four-run eighth as Chicago rallied past Detroit, 7-6, in the middle test of a three-game series.
Bryce Harper hit three home runs in a game for the first time and had five RBIs, and the Washington Nationals beat Miami 7-5 Wednesday to take two of three from the Marlins for their third straight series win.