Category Archives: Postseason

Rangers Advance to 1st World Series

Before the 2010 ALCS, the Rangers, Mariners, and Expos/Senators franchises were the 3 teams to never make it to the World Series.  You can cross the Rangers off that list. Previous Rangers postseason history was ’96, ’98, and the ’99 … Continue reading

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ALCS Domination

2010 payroll NY Yankees – 206,333,389 (1st) TX Rangers – 55,250,545 (27th of 30th) ALCS team stats: ______Wins       ERA        Ks      Runs       AVG TX               4           3.06        52        38           .304 NY               2        … Continue reading

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ALCS GM 6

Rangers 6, Yankees 1 Colby Lewis – 8 ip, 3 hits, 3 bb, 7 ks, 1 er.  Wow.  Colby lewis had 2 wins against the Yankees this series.  This game was huge though.  Feliz comes in and retires the side, … Continue reading

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ALCS GM 4

If you were going to tell me before the game that Tommy Hunter was going to go 3 1/3 innings and give up 3 runs, I’d say the Rangers would be be in big time trouble.  However, those would be … Continue reading

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ALCS Pitching Matchups Update

Girardi flipped Pettitte and Hughes from their order against the Twins in the ALDS.  So now the matchups look like this: Game 1 (Fri):  C.J. Wilson vs. C.C. Sabathia Game 2 (Sat):  Colby Lewis vs. Phil Hughes Game 3 (Mon):  … Continue reading

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Rangers Win 1st Postseason Series

Before last night, the Texas Rangers were the only MLB franchise to not win a postseason series.  After beating Tampa Bay 5-1 in game 5 of the series, this is no longer the case. Cliff Lee:  clutch again.  Complete game, … Continue reading

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Cliff Lee:  “This is why you play the game.” If you’re a Rangers fan, you really wanted the Rangers to sweep the Rays.  Then you really wanted them to beat the Rays on Sunday.  Now you might be getting nervous.  … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking

Ok, Rangers are up 2-0 against the Rays with the next 2 games in Texas and Yankees are up 2-0 against the Twins with the next 2 games in New York.  I really wanted the Rangers to face the Yanks … Continue reading

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MLB Postseason Around the Country

Thought it was kinda cool how spread out baseball is through the United States so I found this map that shows all the MLB teams.  I circled the 8 teams in the postseason in 2010.  The distance from San Francisco, … Continue reading

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Series update…

Lee pitched well enough in Game 5 last night, but nothing dominating like his first start in the Series.  He went 7 and gave up 5, but 3 of those runs were given up in the 8th, and if the … Continue reading

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