Kuroda might have given fans on Tuesday a preview of things to come. He seems to have a coolness about him that should serve the Yankees well in the playoffs.
With Kenny Albert already on his way to the ballpark to participate in the Bombers-Boomer-Broadway Charity Softball game, he called in and gave his first-hand account of a strange at-bat during Saturday’s Mets-Rangers game.
Nelson Cruz is in the Texas Rangers’ lineup, batting fifth and in right field as usual, for Game 6 of the AL championship series against the New York Yankees.
Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz says his left hamstring feels fine and he expects to play in Game 6 of the AL championship series Friday night.
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.
Texas Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz left Game 5 of the ALCS with tightness in his troublesome left hamstring. He said it was merely a precaution and expects to play in Game 6.
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.
Lost in the shuffle of the Yankees stunning 6-5 victory over the Texas Rangers last night in Texas was the Rangers inability to score a fourth run in the first inning.
Cliff Lee shut down the Tampa Bay Rays while outpitching David Price and leading the Texas Rangers to a 5-1 victory in the opening game of the AL playoffs.
Mariano Rivera blew it, ending the New York Yankees’ perfect record when leading after eight innings.