ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers did a victory lap, sharing the moment with their frenzied fans. They sprayed each other with ginger ale on the field to involve the AL championship series MVP in the celebration, and doused their manager with the contents of a water… Read More
    NEW YORK — No disputing this: The Texas Rangers are routing the New York Yankees and now just one win from their first trip to the World Series. Bengie Molina hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off A.J. Burnett in the sixth inning, Josh… Read More
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Rangers relievers got quick redemption, and Texas finally has won a postseason game at home for the first time in its 50-season history. Elvis Andrus got the Rangers off to a running start, David Murphy led a parade of extra-base hits… Read More
    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… Read More
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — CC vs. C.J., an AL championship series-opening matchup with Cliff Lee connections. While waiting until Game 3 for his chance to pitch against the New York Yankees, Lee will watch from the Texas dugout Friday night. CC Sabathia, his former and possibly… Read More
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Rays manager Joe Maddon spoke matter-of-factly, assessing Tampa Bay’s chances of completing an improbable comeback against the Texas Rangers in the opening round of the AL playoffs. Down 2-0 after losing the first two games of the series at home, the AL… Read More
    Joe Mauer and the Minnesota Twins need no added motivation to beat the Yankees. They found some anyway. Prepping for their first-round playoff series, the AL Central champions hung a picture in their clubhouse of the back page of a recent (New York) Daily News that… Read More