Colby Lewis retired the last 13 batters he faced in seven strong innings and the Texas Rangers clinched their first series victory in a month, beating the New York Yankees 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Colby Lewis, Texas Rangers reliable right-handed starting pitcher, will undergo surgery this week to repair a flexor tendon at his right elbow.
Since trading away Jesus Montero, the Yankees need to acquire an additional DH. Hideki Matsui could fill that role and bring some clutch back to the Yankees.
Josh Hamilton and the Texas hitters looked lost. They chased pitches that bounced, broke their bats and seemed totally overmatched. Until the ninth inning, that is.
I know Cliff Lee is in Philadelphia and Andy Pettitte is sitting at home in his bathrobe. But that’s no reason to think that on February 14th the Yankees are doomed.
Colby Lewis and the Texas Rangers threw the biggest tailgate party of them all, beating San Francisco 4-2 on Saturday night and cutting the Giants’ edge in the World Series to 2-1.
Their Texas-sized wait is over. The Rangers are going to the World Series. And they got there with a win over their old nemesis, the defending champion New York Yankees.
Yankees ace CC Sabathia and Rangers lefty C.J. Wilson have already squared off twice in the AL championship series. They could share the mound again Friday night in Game 6.
Colby Lewis could deliver the Texas Rangers their biggest victory in the franchise’s 50 seasons. Beat the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the ALCS Friday night, and the Rangers are headed to their first World Series.
David Murphy homered and had an RBI double and the Texas Rangers got even in the AL championship series with a 7-2 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 2 on Saturday.
What better way to sort out the top three starters on each AL team than to rank them?