St. Louis Cardinals
A day after twice coming within one strike of champagne, a glittering trophy and a championship parade in Game 6, the Rangers went as dry as an overcooked T-bone in Friday night’s finale.
I know you are sitting there in a daze, wondering ‘how did this happen?’ and trying to justify your passion for the Texas Rangers this year. That’s when I’ll say it’s just baseball.
Game seven could mean even bigger profits for business owners, especially since Wednesday’s rain postponement pushed the final game to a Friday night.
The team confirmed manager Tony La Russa’s selection for the deciding game against the Texas Rangers several hours before the first pitch Friday night.
A Rangers championship will mean that 10 different franchises would have won it all in the past 11 years.
Whatever happens, whether the St. Louis Cardinals or Texas Rangers win, they’ll have a hard time topping Thursday night.
It was one of the best games ever — a 10-9, 11-inning Cardinals win over the Rangers, with the Cards within one strike of losing, twice.
One strike away. One strike away. If the Rangers don’t win Game 7, that could become the franchise mantra for many years to come.
As the Rangers and the Cardinals waged war in Game 6 of the World Series, Mark Lowe wanted the ball in his hand Thursday night.
No matter how the World Series winds up, the Texas Rangers realize they won’t be No. 1 back home. And that’s all right with Jon Daniels.
When Mike Napoli steps to the plate, Texas Rangers fans know exactly what to do. “Nah-po-li! Nah-po-li!” And he seems to always come through.
Slugging outfielder Josh Hamilton hasn’t hit a homer since September 23. That includes all five games against St. Louis in the World Series.