C.J. Wilson

Billy Butler #16 of the Kansas City Royals against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 19, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Butler Leads Royals To 4-2 Win Over AL Champ Rangers

Billy Butler was born about six months after the Kansas City Royals won the World Series in their last playoff appearance.

02/27/2011

Texas Rangers v San Francisco Giants, Game 2

Rangers’ Wilson Never Doubted Himself As Starter

Confidence never has been an issue for C.J. Wilson. The one person who knew he would succeed as a starter was Wilson himself.

02/22/2011

Texas Rangers v New York Yankees, Game 5

Wilson, Cruz Agree To 1-Year Deals With Rangers

The Texas Rangers have agreed to one-year contracts with left-hander C.J. Wilson and outfielder Nelson Cruz, avoiding salary arbitration.

01/18/2011

2010 ALCS GAME 5 – Yankees 7, Rangers 2

  My Top 10 Observer-ations 10. The better team didn’t win Wednesday at Yankee Stadium, but the more desperate team did. The Rangers are on a magical, unprecedented playoff roll, but asking them to be […]

10/21/2010

Preview: ALCS Game 5

Winning on the road this postseason has come easy for the Texas Rangers. Another road triumph today will send the Rangers to the World Series for the first time in franchise history, as the pennant-starved […]

10/20/2010

2010 ALCS – Rangers-Yankees: Game 5 Preview

Pssst, I’m not supposed to talk about this. Like a no-no in the 7th inning, baseball’s unwritten etiquette says you’re not supposed to whisper a word about celebratory plans. Especially when you’re on the enemy’s fabled […]

10/20/2010

Rangers stymie Rays again, take commanding lead

C.J. Wilson spun 6 1/3 scoreless innings while Michael Young and Ian Kinsler hit home runs to lead Texas to a 6-0 win over Tampa Bay and a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-five American […]

10/07/2010

Preview: Rangers vs Rays – ALDS Game 2

The Texas Rangers turn to C.J. Wilson this afternoon when they try to take a commanding two games to none lead against the Tampa Bay Rays in the best-of-five American League Division Series at Tropicana […]

10/07/2010

The Claw > Rally Monkey?

If only Fritz Von Erich was around to see this. The old Dallas-based professional wrestler used to mesmerize me and paralyze opponents in the 1970s – down at The Sportatorium, no less – with his […]

09/09/2010

Cliff Lee, Where Have You Gone?

More importantly, you ever coming back? I said yesterday I’d give the playoff ball to C.J. Wilson over Cliff Lee. Saw nothing in last night’s 10-9 loss to Kansas City Royals that changed my mind. You?

09/01/2010

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