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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Two grounders, two different results

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- Two grounders to third base, one in the top half of the sixth inning and one in the bottom, changed the complexion of Game 5. The only explanation plausible belongs to Rangers manager Ron Washington's mantra: That's how baseball go. "Wh...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  4. Tigers' pen down to Coke and a smile

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- Tigers manager Jim Leyland ruled workhorse relievers Joaquin Benoit and closer Jose Valverde out for today's crucial Game 5, a potential damaging blow to Detroit's hopes of staying alive. "Truthfully," Leyland said, "I want to try to ge...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  5. Matchup: C.J. Wilson vs. Justin Verlander

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- The aces are back for pivotal Game 5. The Texas Rangers hope LHP C.J. Wilson can regain his late-season form and, well, the Detroit Tigers would like to see their top gun, RHP Justin Verlander find his shutdown stuff as well. Neither pitch...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  6. 2011 ALCS -- Jose Valverde, Joaquin Benoit won't pitch for Detroi...

    Jeff Caplan

    Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland announced that closer Jose Valverde and setup man Joaquin Benoit will not be available out of the bullpen Thursday in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  7. Rangers' hopes down to final three outs

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers down in order in the eighth inning and now their season is down to three outs. Trailing 3-1 in Game 5, Mitch Moreland, Elvis Andrus and Michael Young couldn't get the ball out of the infield in the bottom of the eig...

    Blog | November 01, 2010
  8. Through four, hitters don't have a chance

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The pitchers duel that went unfulfilled in Game 1 is alive and well at Rangers Ballpark in Game 5. Tim Lincecum and Cliff Lee are dealing and neither offense has come close to scoring through four innings. Lee has allowed a pai...

    Blog | November 01, 2010
  9. Giants lineup: Hitless Pat Burrell is DH

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Pat Burrell, who struck out four times in Game 3 and is hitless in the World Series (0-for-9), returns to the San Francisco Giants' lineup as the designated hitter for tonight's Game 5. After taking a seat to clear his head and wo...

    Blog | November 01, 2010
  10. Matt Treanor 'basically bailed us out'

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Before Game 5 of the ALCS, when Matt Treanor would get behind the plate to catch C.J. Wilson for a chance to clinch the American League pennant, he was asked if this was the biggest game of his career. He quickly responded, no. ...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  11. Michael Kirkman ready to do it again

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers rookie reliever Michael Kirkman got his postseason legs under him in Game 5 at Yankee Stadium. He didn't allow a run in two innings, giving up one hit, but also two walks while throwing more pitches than he would hav...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  12. Record book: So many hits, so few runs

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- The Texas Rangers outhit the New York Yankees 13-9 in Game 5 Wednesday, but were outscored 7-2 as their edge in the ALCS was trimmed to 3-2. Yankees starter CC Sabathia scattered 11 of those hits as the Rangers went just 1-for-9 with r...

    Blog | October 21, 2010
  13. 2010 ALCS: Texas Rangers remain optimistic after failing to execu...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Rangers stumbled with sloppy play in Game 5 but come home in good shape.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2010
  14. Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz left Game 5 early with hamst...

    Jeff Caplan

    Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz left Wednesday's game in the fifth inning with hamstring tightness but says he'll play in Game 6.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2010
  15. Jorge Cantu likely to get a shot in ALCS

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas --Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington stuck with the left-handed first baseman Mitch Moreland over righty Jorge Cantu against Tampa Bay Rays starter David Price in Game 5. But, Washington said he plans to get Cantu back in the lineu...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  16. 2010 ALCS: Texas Rangers' rotation spotlight shines on C.J. Wilso...

    Jeff Caplan

    With Cliff Lee starting Game 3, it's up to C.J. Wilson to anchor Rangers' rotation.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2010