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.
The infield shift is on in October, and teams are leaning right. Looking to make life difficult for those pull-happy sluggers, playoff opponents keep clogging one side of the diamond when the boppers come to bat.
The legendary Cal Ripken Jr. (now a TBS analyst) called into the show to discuss Jason Bay’s eyes, Jose Reyes’ season and much, much more.
Jose Reyes had four hits and scored three runs, rookie Dillon Gee pitched six effective innings and the New York Mets beat the Texas Rangers 8-5 on Sunday.
Dillon Gee tries to bounce back from his first loss of the season Sunday when the Mets and AL West-leading Texas Rangers close out their series in Arlington.
Matt Harrison pitched seven strong innings, Adrian Beltre snapped a 13-game homerless drought and the Texas Rangers beat the New York Mets 8-1 on Friday night.
Last week, Derek Jeter was voted New York’s all-time favorite athlete in a Siena College poll. This week,the shortstop has been crowned king of MLB jersey sales.
The Derek Jeter contract saga continues on Wednesday morning. This time it was Hank Steinbrenner doing the talking.
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.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy might have a better alternative than simply walking Josh Hamilton in key spots during the World Series.
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.
No matter what he tried Wednesday, C.J. Wilson couldn’t get comfortable — and the former closer failed to close out the New York Yankees.
Nick Swisher and Robinson Cano hit consecutive homers to build an early cushion, CC Sabathia made the lead stand up as the Yankees beat the Rangers 7-2 Wednesday to close within 3-2 in the ALCS.
It’s beyond stupid. Joe Girardi, maybe thinking it was a Little League game or a Tuesday night game in Kansas City in May, defied Baseball 101 and decided to put the go-ahead run on base.
After losing two of three to open the AL championship series, New York manager Joe Girardi still remains committed to his plan.