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Yankees Bomb on Rangers

What else did the Texas Rangers want? A 3-run shot in the first inning by Josh Hamilton; tack on another 2 runs in the 4th and the Rangers knocked out C.C. Sabathia. Game over, right? WRONG, actually, it’s SEASON OVER for the Rangers.  This was the game they needed and they had all the pieces in place before their bullpen blew it. Don’t ever doubt greatness, as Alex Rodriguez and Robinson Cano showed who the Yanks really are.  Now the Rangers have the pressure on them for Game 2.  Remember, they haven’t won a home playoff game this postseason.  And if they’re counting on Cliff Lee to bail them out, they better think again unless Lee is pitching every game.

October 16, 2010 Posted by | NBA BASKETBALL | , , , , , , | 1 Comment

ORIOLES SPOIL CLIFF LEE’S RANGER DEBUT

The Rangers thought that by getting Cliff Lee, they would have all AL West all but locked up.  HOLD ON!!! Lee got rocked in his first start as a Ranger by the Baltimore Orioles, yes folks, the 27-59 Baltimore Orioles.  The same Orioles who have a 11-34 road records.  Led by right fielder Nick Markakis, the only player on the team batting over .300, the Orioles shelled Lee for 5 runs in 6 innings, ALL EARNED.  It’s nice to see the Rangers stepping up and welcoming Lee with some offense (that’s online sarcasm). I’m sure Lee will bounce back his next start.  But you never want to give up an easy win, especially against the Orioles.  The Rangers have the hitting with Josh Hamilton and the rejuvenated Vladimir Guerrero, but they just seem to fade down the stretch every year.  Let’s see if they can maintain some momentum in September now that they have Lee.

July 11, 2010 Posted by | MLB BASEBALL | , , , , | 1 Comment