Posts Tagged ‘Rangers’

 

All in: Rangers finally reach first World Series

By JAIME ARON on Oct. 22, 2010, at 9:20 p.m.
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 cooler. Fireworks …

Rangers take 3-1 series lead

By JOSH DUBOW on Oct. 19, 2010, at 8:25 p.m.
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 Hamilton added a pair of solo drives …

Rangers even ALCS with 7-2 victory over Yankees

By STEPHEN HAWKINS on Oct. 16, 2010, at 12:10 a.m.
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 and the bullpen that …

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 …

Cliff who? Game 1 of ALCS becomes CC and CJ Show

By STEPHEN HAWKINS on Oct. 14, 2010, at 4:10 p.m.
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 future teammate, faces C.J. …

Rangers, Rays aces ready to square off again

By FRED GOODALL on Oct. 11, 2010, at 7:30 p.m.
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 East champions rebounded to …

Rays head back to Trop after 5-2 win over Rangers

By STEPHEN HAWKINS on Oct. 10, 2010, at 7 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays worked hard all season to earn home-field advantage in the AL playoffs. This time, they need to make use of it if they want to keep playing. Tampa Bay forced a deciding Game 5 in the division series against …

Playoffs set to start with 3 Cy Young winners

By MIKE FITZPATRICK on Oct. 05, 2010, at 7:30 p.m.
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 “Bad news: Yanks …
 
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