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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Rangers score two, claw closer, 8-4

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Bengie Molina and pinch-hitter David Murphy each drove in a run in the top of the sixth to creep the Rangers within 8-4 of the San Francisco Giants, while also chasing ace Tim Lincecum after just 5 2/3. So both pitchers are gone b...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  4. Lance Berkman gets Yanks on board

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Lance Berkman singled down the first-base line to knock in Robinson Cano, who doubled to lead off the top of the fourth, and cut the Rangers' lead to 5-1. Berkman took a wide turn around first and then realized he couldn't make...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  5. Bullpen fails Rangers who suddenly trail

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers' bullpen was in full implode mode in the top of the eighth inning as the New York Yankees struck for five runs to take a 6-5 and completely stunned the 50,000-plus fans at Rangers Ballpark. The five pitchers ...

    Blog | October 15, 2010
  6. 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
  7. Vladimir Guerrero puts Rangers up 5-0

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Vladimir Guerrero was the latest Texas Rangers crush a David Price offering, taking his to dead center, a one-hopper off the wall that scored Josh Hamilton for a 5-0 lead over the Tampa Bay Rays in the top of the fifth. Guerre...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  8. Wilson pulled, can't get out of sixth

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nine-hole hitter Koyie Hill ended C.J. Wilson's day with a two-out RBI single to put the Cubs up 5-3 in the top of the sixth. Wilson nearly worked his way out of trouble after the first two batters reached base. Wilson got Jeff...

    Blog | May 23, 2010