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  1. Nelson Cruz's home runs forgotten in loss

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- So much of this postseason for Texas Rangers right-fielder Nelson Cruz was either Boomstick or bust. After Friday's 6-2 loss in Game 7 of the World Series, Cruz stood at his locker answering questions, trying hard not to reveal his di...

    Blog | October 29, 2011
  2. Allen Craig solo shot puts Cards up, 3-2

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- Allen Craig provided St. Louis its first lead of the game with a one-out solo home run to right field. The Cardinals, who tied it at 2 in the bottom of the first, now lead 3-2. Cardinals starter Chris Carpenter has settled down since ...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  3. Rangers jump on Carpenter for 2-0 lead

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- Josh Hamilton and Michael Young struck for first-inning RBIs to push the Texas Rangers to a 2-0 lead on St. Louis starter Chris Carpenter, who is working on three days rest. The first four Rangers reached base, but leadoff man Ian Kin...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  4. Matchup: Matt Harrison vs. Chris Carpenter

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUS -- This is it, Game 7 for all the marbles. For the St. Louis Cardinals, there's no doubt RHP Chris Carpenter would get the big-game start once the Game 6 rainout on Wednesday allowed the ace a third day of rest. For the Texas Rangers, manage...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  5. On one knee, Adrian Beltre swings big

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Third baseman Adrian Beltre flashed his brilliant leather once again on the first play of the game to rob Rafael Furcal of a lead-off double for the second consecutive game. But it was in the sixth inning that Beltre left jaws ...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  6. Lineup: Rangers don't change a thing

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Up against Game 1 winner and St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington won't change what worked in Game 4 for tonight's pivotal Game 5 of the World Series, the final of three in a row at Rangers...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  7. Matchup: Chris Carpenter vs. C.J. Wilson

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- This could well be the final game for LHP C.J. Wilson with the Texas Rangers. He takes the mound for Game 5 of the World Series looking for his first 2011 postseason victory. He'll be opposed by St. Louis Cardinals RHP Chris Carpe...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  8. Unsung hero: Nick Punto waits out C.J. Wilson

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- It's what eight-hole hitter Nick Punto didn't do in his sixth-inning at-bat against Texas Rangers starter C.J. Wilson that proved significant in the St. Louis Cardinals' 3-2 Game 1 victory. With two outs in 2-2 game, David Freese on t...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  9. Will starters take hold of World Series?

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- The postseason plight of these two World Series rotations have been dissected and well-documented. It has not been pretty. The Texas Rangers, baseball's leaders in shutouts this season and with each of its four playoff starters boasti...

    Blog | October 19, 2011