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2014 World Cup – United States 2, Ghana 1

The United States opened the tournament with another match versus Ghana.  Ghana has been a thorn in the U.S.’s side the last 2 World Cups.  In 2010, they beat the U.S. 2-1 in the knockout round.  In 2006, again they … Continue reading

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Game 163, Tampa Bay 5, Texas 2

As a Rangers fan, the season is officially over.  It’s a tough one to swallow, b/c even though it’s practically a “playoff game”, it’s only one game instead of a series, so it’s only one pitcher instead of more of … Continue reading

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2013 MLB Standings

AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L GB Boston 97 65 – Tampa Bay 92 71 6 Baltimore 85 77 12 NY Yankees 85 77 12 Toronto 74 88 23 Central W L GB Detroit 93 69 – w-Cleveland 92 70 1 … Continue reading

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Rangers Win Game 162, go to 163

Well, in a 162 game season, it came down to the last one to decide with 2 American League Wild Card spots — and it still hasn’t been decided.  Cleveland has clinched the top Wild Card spot with a record … Continue reading

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Rivera Retires

http://wapc.mlb.com/nyy/play/?tcid=mm_nyy_vid&c_id=nyy&content_id=30965689 It was a touching moment, Rivera’s final game at Yankee Stadium, where he came in and was removed in the 9th by long-time teammates Derek Jeter and Andy Pettite.  Even though the Yanks had no playoff hopes, Yankee Stadium … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Angels 2013 Brief

Wanted to make a few notes about the Angels.  Not much of a rival this year: 2013 Record:  78-84 Opening Day Salary:  $127,896,250 (7th in Major Leagues.  Texas is 10th, at $112,939,500) Mike Scioscia has a 10 yr, $50 M … Continue reading

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Postseason Scenario

The A’s have clinched the West. The Rangers have still not won a series since my last post.  They have lost 6 of their last 7 series, and split the other.  Wow.  In September, they are 5-15, have been shutout … Continue reading

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The Rangers’ Slide

On August 29th, the Rangers had a 3 game lead on the A’s in the AL West.  Now, 17 days later, on September 16th, the A’s have a 6 1/2 game lead on the Rangers.  That’s a 9 1/2 game … Continue reading

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2012 AL Wild Card, Baltimore 5, Texas 1

It’s still sinking in that Texas is out of the postseason already.  It’s still sinking in they didn’t take the West.  It was a mixture of being shocked and stunned.  The Rangers led the AL West alone since April 9 … Continue reading

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2012 AL Postseason Scenario

With only 3 games left in the regular season, here are the scenarios for what must happen for each team to get to the postseason that can: Central – Tigers, leading central by 3 gms, White Sox, E#1, White Sox … Continue reading

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