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The Rangers are One Win Away from their First Ever World Series Bling



*Game 6 postponed until Thursday due to crappy weather*

Colby Lewis will have a shot at history during Game 6 of the World Series Wednesday Thursday night, when he takes the hill against St. Louis Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia and his neatly-trimmed facial hair. Take note, Derek Holland.

Just won win away from their first World Series title ever, the Texas Rangers have one definitive plan: to more or less not pitch to Albert Pujols. Meanwhile, the wild card-winning Cardinals are back in familiar win-or-go-home territory in a tasty rematch from Game 2.

Garcia owns a ridiculous 1.93 ERA at home, outpitching Lewis last Thursday with seven strikeouts and one walk over seven scoreless innings of three-hit ball. Then, the bullpen totally blew it and St. Louis lost 2-1. Obviously, Garcia is hoping he can either pitch a complete game in a similar fashion, or to have the relief corps not ruin his day.

The Cardinals are crossing their fingers that they can produce some runs tonight after going a terrible 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position in their 4-2 Game 5 loss Monday night at Rangers Ballpark. I'm sure the bullpen phones will be tested for perfection prior to the game.

[CBS Sports]

2 comments:

Megs said...

I hope it goes to a Game 7.. I'm so not ready for baseball to end today. :(

Anonymous said...

When the hell did it start raining so much in Texas? I thought it was the desert around there.