Posts Tagged ‘Gary Thorne’


Giants’ ‘struggling offense’ is hammering Rangers

By Gary Thorne on Oct. 29, 2010, at 9:06 p.m.
The baseball gods have spoken and the Rangers aren’t very happy with what they’ve said. However, like Maine weather, just wait a minute and it could all change. Texas enters Game 3 Saturday night down 2-0 to the Giants. This will be the first World Series game ever played in …

Rangers, and their manager, have survived a lot

By Gary Thorne on Oct. 22, 2010, at 5:53 p.m.
Texas manager Ron Washington has survived a lot this year. He survived an admission of drug use in previous years. The Rangers kept him on as manager as suggestions he be relieved whirled around him. He survived injury after injury to his team’s key players like Josh Hamilton and Nelson …

Rangers must ignore Yankees’ swagger

By Gary Thorne on Oct. 15, 2010, at 7:24 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas — The front page, above the fold, on the right, in Friday’s Dallas Morning News read, “Yankees fans bring the swagger.” The headline in the Dallas Morning News sports page read, “Ghost Busting.” These bold type headlines were in reference to the Yankees coming to town to open …

Postseason forecast calls for strong pitching

By Gary Thorne on Oct. 05, 2010, at 8:59 p.m.
Now comes the second season for Major League Baseball. How about Game 7 of the World Series in Philadelphia on Nov. 4 after Games 4 and 5 were in the new outdoor park in Minnesota. That would be a World Series for some wicked good L.L Bean long johns. If …

Francona’s fan mail spikes after losses

By Gary Thorne on Sept. 24, 2010, at 8:24 p.m.
The season has not been what the Red Sox and manager Terry Francona had hoped for, but his sense of humor remains intact. When asked about the pressure of the season that has been filled with injuries, he referred back to his days playing and managing in winter ball. “That …
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