Everything that carried the Texas Rangers into the World Series fizzled against the San Francisco Giants. The best pitcher. The big batters. Nothing seemed to work when it mattered most.
The prize that eluded Willie and Barry at long last belongs to the San Francisco Giants, thanks to a band of self-described castoffs and misfits and their shaggy-haired ace.
Matt Cain shut down the Texas Rangers with the type of suffocating pitching that put the San Francisco Giants in the World Series. Two more games like this and they’ll win the World Series.
Texas became the first World Series team in six years to have four errors in a game, including two by Vladimir Guerrero in right field.