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  1. Long path leads Colby Lewis to Series

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Colby Lewis' twisted and too often tormented path in and out of the big leagues and back again is practically unfathomable. On Friday night, with red, white and blue confetti raining down on the American League champion Texas Rang...

    Blog | October 23, 2010
  2. Controversial non-call allows Yankees to tie

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Colby Lewis lost his no-hit bid and the shutout in the fifth inning. The two doubles by Alex Rodriguez and Jorge Posada were legitimate. The Yankees' run, however, might not have come across had replay been in use. With Rodrigu...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  3. Ron Washington shakes off Nick Swisher

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington was asked what he thought about New York Yankees outfielder Nick Swisher getting agitated Thursday about Cliff Lee questions and then boldly declaring his desire to face Lee in a Game 7. "Sw...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  4. Yankees Game 6 lineup: lefty heavy

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Between their switch-hitters and natural lefties, the New York Yankees throw six left-handed hitters at Texas Rangers righty Colby Lewis. Of course, of those big lefty sticks won't be in the lineup. First baseman Mark Teixeira is ...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  5. Ron Washington fine with Nick Swisher trash talk on Cliff Lee

    Jeff Caplan

    Rangers manager Ron Washington has no problem with Nick Swisher's frustration with the attention on Cliff Lee.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2010
  6. 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
  7. Back-to-back bombs put Yanks up 5-0

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- C.J. Wilson's bid to close out the New York Yankees in Game 3 has hit a serious snag early. Already down 3-0 to start the bottom of the third, Wilson served up back-to-back homers to Nick Swisher and Robinson Cano. Wilson has allowed f...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  8. Yankees lineup: Catcher Jorge Posada sits

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees tweaked their lineup for Game 4, removing veteran catcher Jorge Posada for Francisco Cervelli, who typically catches tonight's starter A.J. Burnett. Also, Lance Berkman returns to the lineup as a left-handed designate...

    Blog | October 19, 2010
  9. Josh Hamilton just misses killer blow

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- Josh Hamilton nearly doubled the Texas Rangers' lead with a high, deep fly to right field that sounded and looked like it was heading way out of Yankee Stadium. Instead it was a long out to Nick Swisher. Pitcher Andy Pettitte then st...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  10. Yankees set Game 3 order vs. Cliff Lee

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK --The New York Yankees will roll with their usual lineup against lefties in tonight's Game 3 as they try to solve the postseason greatness that has defined Texas Rangers ace Cliff Lee. Lee beat the Yankees twice last season in the World Seri...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  11. Colby Lewis escapes danger, holds lead

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis extinguished a two-out Yankees rally to preserve a 1-0 lead heading into the bottom of the second. With Nick Swisher at second after a hard double and Jorge Posada at first after a walk, designated h...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  12. Nick Swisher credits Nolan Ryan for rise

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- New York Yankees outfielder Nick Swisher played on three pretty good Oakland Athletics teams -- along with then-third-base coach Ron Washington. That includes the 2006 squad that went to the ALCS. So he's played a bunch of games a...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  13. C.J. Wilson does job, but 'W' eludes him

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The towel-waving bandwagon was loaded for bear and C.J. Wilson had the wheel as the radio blared out of windows cranked all the way down. The next thing anyone can remember, the Texas Rangers swerved sideways in a ditch and the ...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  14. Can young Rangers hang with NYY vets?

    Jeff Caplan

    Forgetting that little three-game sweep at Yankee Stadium way back in April, a mostly young Texas Rangers team that smiles, makes antler and claw hand signs and dons rally caps in the dugout, have learned to go toe-to-toe with those poised profession...

    Blog | September 13, 2010