St. Louis Cardinals
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.
Ron Washington was on the coaching staff in Oakland when general manager Billy Beane was pioneering the “Moneyball” concept.
Rangers fans who made last minute plans to be in St. Louis for Game 6 of the World Series are having to scramble following the game’s postponement because of rain in the area.
It’s already been a productive postseason for Colby Lewis. Next up, a shot at the biggest prize yet. In Game 6 of the World Series on Wednesday night, Lewis gets the first chance to pitch the Texas Rangers to their first title.
The Rangers have two more chances to claim their first World Series title.
A huge swing or two or three, a masterful job on the mound, a sparkling play in the field can do more than win a game. They can create a legacy that lasts forever “Mr. October.”
Texas has a 3-games-to-2 lead in a best-of-7 series for the third time in the franchise’s four best-of-7 series. In the previous two occurrences, the Rangers clinched in Game 6.
Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning against Marc Rzepczynski, and the Texas Rangers rallied from a two-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Monday night and take a 3-2 World Series lead.
With World Series ratings close to a record low last weekend, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig expects a rebound this week with the possibility of the first Game 7 since 2002.
Let’s take a behind-the-numbers look at the Rangers’ 4-0 win in World Series Game 4.