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Nelson Cruz hit the first game-ending grand slam in postseason
history, giving the Rangers 2-0 series lead over the Tigers.
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Nelson Cruz hit the first game-ending grand slam in postseason history, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Detroit Tigers 7-3 in 11 innings Monday for a 2-0 lead in the AL championship series.
Cruz also hit a tying home run in the seventh inning. His second homer of the game was a high drive to left off Ryan Perry with nobody out in the 11th.
Both teams blew bases-loaded chances...
Nelson Cruz's 11th-inning slam gave the Rangers a 7-3 win and 2-0 ALCS lead on the Tigers. Tom Verducci marvels at Cruz's hot bat and points out the big key to the Rangers' success.
Cruz sent it flying over the left field wall with the bases loaded in the 11th to give the Rangers a 2-0 series lead over the Tigers. Cruz had previously tied the game with a homer in the 7th. More »
Nelson Cruz belted a three-run homer after Mike Napoli had delivered the go-ahead single in the top of the 11th inning and the Texas Rangers recorded a 7-3 victory over the host Detroit Tigers on Wednesday to take a 3-1 lead in the American League Championship Series.Cruz’s fourth homer of the series came against closer Jose Valverde (0-1) and gives the Rangers a chance to clinch...
So Nelson Cruz finally sends the Texas Rangers on their way to Detroit with an 11th-inning grand slam and what does he get? A bottle full of water to the grill before touching home plate.
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Nelson Cruz made a rocket throw to keep the score tied, then hit a crushing three-run homer in the 11th inning that helped send the Texas Rangers over the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the AL championship series.
ARLINGTON, Texas—Nelson Cruz hit the first game-ending grand slam in postseason history, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Detroit Tigers 7-3 in 11 innings Monday for a 2-0 lead in the AL championship series.
Rangers take 3-1 lead over Detroit in series
Thursday is a great day for sports. We have an MLB Playoff doubleheader and a strong college football game. Only one of the games do I have a strong enough feel to put my money on it.
And that is Game 5 of the ALCS between the Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers. The game has a first pitch of 4:15.
Game 4 in their series was once again delayed by rain, was again decided in extra...
ARLINGTON, Texas | Nelson Cruz hit the first game-ending grand slam in postseason history, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Detroit Tigers 7-3 in 11 innings Monday. The victory gave Texas a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.
Nelson Cruz with a well-earned shaving-cream pie.
Colby Lewis (1-0, 1.50) vs. Doug Fister (1-1, 6.52).
Uh, I think Texas has the momentum in this one. Yesterday, an extra-innings walkoff grand slam by Nelson Cruz — his second of the game — gave the Rangers a 2-0 series lead, and the psychological edge. The Tigers return to the comfort of Comerica Park, but is it enough with...
Mike Napoli drove in the go-ahead run, then Nelson Cruz added a three-run homer in the 11th inning as the Rangers took a 3-1 series lead. Game 5 is scheduled for Thursday.
Michael Young, Ian Kinsler and Nelson Cruz talk about the record-setting end to Game 2 of the ALCS. More at MLB.com and TexasRangers.com