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BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Josh Hamilton was an excused absence from the World Series on Friday.
The Wednesday evening forecast here calls for temperatures in the high 40s and a chance of rain.
The conditions won't be ideal for Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton to play through a groin injury, or Cardinals starter Chris Carpenter to keep his sore right elbow warm. But both are expected to play. It is, after all, Game 1 of the World Series.
Hamilton batted .293 during the...
Josh Hamilton and the Rangers are heading home with all the momentum - and their slumbering is offense finally showing signs of life.
Ian Kinsler and Elvis Andrus delivered back-to-back singles in the ninth inning Thursday night, and Hamilton and Michael Young brought them in with a pair of timely sacrifice flies, allowing Texas to even the World Series with a 2-1 victory over the...
ST. LOUIS — It's no secret that Josh Hamilton has not been 100 percent healthy for quite some time. The Texas Rangers star admitted as much near the end of ALCS against the Tigers, saying that he was trying his best to play through a painful groin strain he suffered the last month of the regular season.
Hamilton also said the same thing before Thursday's Game 2, stating...
Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton continues to play through a left groin strain that has bothered him for a few months but noticeably was causing him pain during Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday night.
Josh Hamilton and the Texas hitters looked lost. They chased pitches that bounced, broke their bats and seemed totally overmatched.
Josh Hamilton's 2011 postseason homerless stretch lengthened to 45 at-bats in Game 1 of the World Series, and the St. Louis Cardinals' approach toward him in their 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night indicated that he'll be challenged to end this skid.
Josh Hamilton and the Texas hitters looked lost. They chased pitches that bounced, broke their bats and seemed totally overmatched. Until the ninth inning, that is.
Josh Hamilton and the Rangers are heading home with all the momentum - and their slumbering offense is finally showing signs of life.
Also, is Nick Punto the St. Louis Cardinals' primary second baseman? Ton La Russa plays coy
The first thing that comes to mind when Rangers fans think of no-hitters is that guy sitting somewhere near the dugout, the fireballer who pitched seven of them before moving into the front office and becoming the team's president and CEO.
They certainly don't think of Nelson Cruz, Josh Hamilton and the rest of their potent offense.
Yes, it seems ''no hitters'...
ST. LOUIS — Down to their last three outs, and in danger of dropping into a serious World Series deficit, the Texas Rangers rallied against St. Louis' vaunted bullpen for a 2-1 victory Thursday night. Josh Hamilton and Michael Young hit sacrifice flies in the ninth inning to give Texas ...
Down to their final three outs, and in danger of dropping into a serious World Series deficit, the Texas Rangers rallied against St. Louis' vaunted bullpen for a 2-1 victory Thursday night at Busch Stadium. Josh Hamilton and Michael Young hit sacrifice flies in the ninth inning to give Texas the win.
The starting pitchers look real sharp early in Game 2.Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia broke two or three bats through the first two innings. Nine up, nine down now for Garcia. He sawed off Josh Hamilton badly in the first.Hamilton appears pretty uncomfortable with that groin injury. He's really having a ...
By BOB KLAPISCH
ST. LOUIS -- The Rangers may or may not have been staring into the abyss with three outs to go on Thursday night, teetering toward an 0-2 World Series deficit, but don't ask them to dwell on those dark images. The American League champs understand only that the Fall Classic looks infinitely more promising, now that they've got home field advantage...