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C.J. Wilson wanted to lead the Texas Rangers the way Cliff Lee did last postseason. It didn’t work out, at least not in Game 1.
Matt Moore was the ultimate wild card. Making only his second major league start, Moore looked like an ace in pitching seven innings of two-hit ball Friday as the improbable Tampa Bay Rays opened the real playoffs with a 9-0 victory over the defending AL champion Texas Rangers.
There was cheering in the press box. That social faux paus is never allowed in Major League Baseball, and will generally get a stern voice over the intercom reminding members of the press such actions are not allowed. Today was different.
It seems like a repeat of the 2010 season, but this year the Texas Rangers begin the ALDS with home field advantage as they battle the Tampa Bay Rays.
Fake Nolan Ryan composed a little diddy in honor of the Tampa Bay Rays fans that are coming to town as they face the Rangers in the first round of the ALDS.
Arlington’s economy will get a big boost this weekend from sports fans from across the country.
The Texas Rangers had to win their last six games to earn home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
Desmond Jennings homered on the first pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Rays beat the Rangers 5-4 on Wednesday.
C.J. Wilson threw a five-hitter, David Murphy drove in four runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-0 on Tuesday night.
Scott Feldman had one bad inning, allowing three runs as the Texas Rangers fell to James Shields and the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday.
C.J. Wilson was perfect for five innings before exiting in the seventh with a hand injury, helping the Rangers beat the Rays 7-2 on Thursday night.
Beltre has been on the 15-day disabled list since July 23 with a strained left hamstring, but should start at third base this evening for a slumping Rangers team that has lost seven of their last 11 games.