The Texas Rangers have leaped upon the void left by the death of George Steinbrenner and are setting the standard for American League excellence.
Albert Pujols joined elite World Series company by hitting three home runs in a World Series game. Pujols equaled Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson in the Cardinals’ 16-7 Game 3 victory over the Rangers.
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.
Derek Jeter quit thinking about it and just started trying to hit the ball again. That philosophy is starting to pay off for the Yankees and their much-scrutinized leadoff hitter.
Eric Chavez has 230 home runs and a wealth of experience obtained during 13 major league seasons. That’s not a bad bat to have ready on the bench.
Rangers manager Ron Washington has a gut feeling that Cliff Lee will be staying in Texas.
Brian Cashman and Darek Braunecker had their first face-to-face conversation of the Winter Meetings Monday. Neither party would say exactly what they discussed regarding Cliff Lee, the premier free agent pitcher on the market.
After Michael Young went around the Texas Rangers’ clubhouse hugging teammates, he stood at his locker wearing a World Series shirt — and a determined look.
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.
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says he hasn’t had any conversations with Cliff Lee about the possibility of the ace left-hander pitching Game 4 on short rest.
As Game 2 unraveled in a disastrous eighth inning for the Texas Rangers, closer Neftali Feliz was nowhere to be found.
Looking to avoid a 0-2 World Series deficit, the Rangers hope to end their woes at AT&T Park and become the first team in the postseason to get the best of Giants starter Matt Cain on Thursday.
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.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy might have a better alternative than simply walking Josh Hamilton in key spots during the World Series.
The Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants realize any streaks or records mean little now. It’s the World Series, and anything is possible.