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  1. 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
  2. Storybook ending eludes Josh Hamilton

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- The fairy tale ending was into its gimpy home run trot. The hero was at once The Natural from the movies and Kirk Gibson from real life. Josh Hamilton's towering home run into the Busch Stadium lights in the top of the 10th inning pus...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  3. Lance Berkman homers Cards to 2-1 lead

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals wasted little time getting on the scoreboard and taking the lead in this do-or-die game for St. Louis. Lance Berkman, batting cleanup after Albert Pujols, crushed a home run to the opposite field with a runner on and the Ca...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  4. Victor Martinez, Delmon Young both in lineup

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- The Tigers have both designated hitter Victor Martinez and left-fielder Delmon Young in today's Game 4 lineup. The status of both was uncertain just a few hours ago. Martinez, who sustained an oblique injury on his home run swing in Gam...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  5. Surprise six: Friday's camp recap

    Jeff Caplan

    PHOENIX -- Asked if he threw curveballs that A's hitters smashed for a double off the wall and a home run in a three-run first inning, Texas Rangers lefty C.J. Wilson said no. "Meatballs," he said. Wilson was hit hard in the first, but he rebou...

    Blog | March 04, 2011
  6. Surprise six: Thursday camp recap

    Jeff Caplan

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Chris Davis had a huge day at the plate Thurdsay with three hits, including two doubles and a walk-off home run to give the Texas Rangers an 11-9 split-squad victory over the Cleveland Indians. In Mesa, the Rangers rallied for two ...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  7. Lewis goes 7 2/3, has Rangers up 4-2

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Colby Lewis gave up an eighth-inning, one-out solo home run to Andres Torres and with two outs he hit Aubrey Huff on an 0-2 count to end another terrific postseason outing that has the Rangers leading the San Francisco Giants, 4-2...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  8. Cody Ross connects, but Rangers still up

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis, cruising through six innings, made one mistake in the seventh to Cody Ross. The San Francisco Giants right fielder tagged a 3-2 fastball for a solo home run to cut the Rangers' lead to 4-1 hea...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  9. Neither offense gets the big hit in first

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Vladimir Guerrero missed a first-inning home run by a couple of feet in the left-field corner as the Texas Rangers couldn't score in their first at-bat. San Francisco Giants starter Jonathan Sanchez gave up a hard-hit liner to ...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  10. Edgar Renteria blast gives Giants 1-0 lead

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Ian Kinsler came within inches of a home run in the top of the fifth. In the bottom of the fifth, Edger Renteria left no doubt. He tattooed a C.J. Wilson fastball that came up and quickly left the yard for a 1-0 San Francisco Gian...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  11. Manager had no problem with HR call

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- After seeing the replay of Robinson Cano's second-inning home run, Texas manager Ron Washington said he had no qualms with umpire Jerry Reynolds' call that right-fielder Nelson Cruz was not interefered with by fans. "It was a home run,...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  12. Nelson Cruz said fan touched his glove

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- Nelson Cruz said he was interfered with by fans in the right-field bleachers as he leaped to try to catch Robinson Cano's second-inning home run that bounced off the top of the wall and into the stands. "I feel like one of the fans tou...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  13. Robinson Cano barely clears wall, 1-0

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- Robinson Cano drilled Tommy Hunter's 0-1 fastball into the first row beyond the right-field where a fan may or may not have interfered with Nelson Cruz's attempt to grab it. Right-field umpire Jim Reynolds signaled home run and the Yankee...

    Blog | October 19, 2010
  14. Josh Hamilton follows through on strategy

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton vowed before the start of the ALCS not to chase breaking balls out of the zone as he often did during the ALDS. He's followed through brilliantly, with three hits, including two first-inning home run...

    Blog | October 19, 2010
  15. Ian Kinsler blast puts Rangers up 4 in 9th

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Ian Kinsler might have put Game 5 out of reach with a ninth-inning home run to left field to give the Texas Rangers a 5-1 lead. Kinsler, who hit the homer off Tampa Bay Rays closer Rafael Soriano, has three RBIs in the game. N...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  16. Nelson Cruz gets Rangers on the board

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz smashed a solo home run into the Texas Rangers bullpen to lead off the sixth inning and then Ian Kinsler singled to drive Tampa Bay Rays starter Wade Davis out of the game. The Rangers' bats have been exceedingly qu...

    Blog | October 10, 2010