Whether you’re at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt’s End:
*As sure as we are that the Texas Rangers are going to win the American League West, we’re also certain who the are going to play in the first round of the playoffs: the New York Yankees. That means on or around October 6, you can expect a Game 1 match-up against C.C. Sabathia in Yankee Stadium. Texas trails Minnesota by six games.
Barring a rally past the Twins, the Rangers will see a sneak preview of NY this weekend. Remember, the Rangers have played the Yanks in all three of their post-seasons, and have a combined record of 0-3 in series and 1-9. Ugh.
Read Richie’s full Sportatorium blog at DallasObserver.com.