Temeka Johnson scored nine of her 18 points during a key eight-minute stretch in the second half and the Seattle Storm beat the Los Angeles Sparks 77-57 on Tuesday night.
Seattle has extended its win streak to eight games, currently the longest in baseball.
Nick Franklin hit his first career grand slam in Seattle’s big second inning to back up a scoreless start by Felix Hernandez, and the Mariners rolled past the Astros 12-5 for their season-best sixth straight victory.
Eric Thames hit a tiebreaking two-run double with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Wednesday for their eighth straight win.
The Mariners have now won 13 of their past 14 games at Safeco Field with the series-opening 5-3 victory against the Cleveland Indians.
The Mariners have won five in a row which included a sweep of the Minnesota Twins.