Tigers outfielder Delmon Young has been scratched from the starting lineup for Tuesday night’s AL championship series game against the Texas Rangers.
Nelson Cruz hit the first game-ending grand slam in postseason history, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Detroit Tigers 7-3 in 11 innings Monday for a 2-0 lead in the AL championship series.
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington kept looking out his window at home during an unexpected night off during the American League championship series. Game 2 of the ALCS was postponed Sunday because of rain.
Delmon Young is back in the lineup for the Detroit Tigers after being added to their roster for the rest of the AL championship series.
Magglio Ordonez will miss the rest of the postseason because of an ankle injury, the second Detroit Tigers outfielder out of the AL championship series.
North Texas saw almost no rain over summer and when it finally came, it poured all over a parade of Rangers fans who arrived at the Ballpark expecting to see game two of the ALCS.
Texas left-hander Derek Holland had just gotten out of the shower at home, about to make his usual pre-start shave, when the phone rang.
Justin Verlander is back on his normal routine. No more watching for the Detroit Tigers ace, who starts the AL championship series opener.
Tigers ace Justin Verlander will start the ALCS opener at Texas on Saturday night against the Rangers’ C.J. Wilson.
Adrian Beltre most likely wouldn’t be with the Texas Rangers had Cliff Lee agreed to a big contract and stayed last winter.
Game 1 of the ALCS is Saturday, either at the New York Yankees or home against Detroit. The Tigers and Yankees play the deciding game of their series Thursday night.
Adrian Beltre hit three straight home runs and the Texas Rangers powered themselves back into the AL championship series, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Tuesday to win their playoff matchup.