Posts Tagged ‘Tampa Bay Rays’


Lee tosses another gem to carry Rangers into ALCS

By FRED GOODALL on Oct. 12, 2010, at 11:35 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Texas Rangers mobbed Cliff Lee in front of the pitcher’s mound before trotting off to the clubhouse for a celebration 50 seasons in the making. Champagne was on ice, but first the AL West champions slipped on red t-shirts, fitted themselves with goggles and …

Rangers home with chance for series win over Rays

By STEPHEN HAWKINS on Oct. 08, 2010, at 3:10 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers are quickly altering how they’ve been viewed their entire existence. They’re not just bashing, they’re getting timely hits. They’re not just cobbling together a pitching staff, they’ve got a rotation filled with solid starters. And defense is emphasized by their manager. After using all …

Rangers on the brink of first playoff series win

By FRED GOODALL on Oct. 07, 2010, at 6:20 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Following Cliff Lee in the postseason is a tough act, yet C.J. Wilson made it look easy. Now, the Texas Rangers are up 2-0 in their AL division series against the Tampa Bay Rays, with a chance to make franchise history when the best-of-five matchup …