Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau drove in two runs each, Francisco Liriano pitched around six walks and the Minnesota Twins handed the Texas Rangers their season-high fifth straight loss with a 5-1 win Friday night.
This was the series that we in the media, and we as fans though would be a good test of where the Rangers and Angels are at this early point — 35 games into the season. With it, two questions — are the Rangers that good and are the Angels that bad?
The economic boost seen among businesses neighboring Cowboys Stadium and Rangers Ballpark is now spreading to the city’s downtown area, which is gradually evolving into an entertainment destination.
Marcus Thames hit the go-ahead RBI single to cap a five-run eighth inning, as the New York Yankees rallied for a 6-5 win over Texas in the opener of the American League Championship Series.