Found October 28, 2011 on Washington Times:
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Rangers' big bats finally came alive.Too bad for Texas: So did the Cardinals'.Adrian Beltre and Nelson Cruz hit back-to-back homers Thursday night, and Texas was poised to win its first World Series when Josh Hamilton hit a two-run shot in the 10th inning. But the ...

Hamilton says God told him he'd hit HR

The Rangers slugger says God told him that he was going to hit the home run he knocked out of the park in the 10th inning in Game 6, saying, "You haven’t hit one in a while, and this is the time you’re going to."

Beltre makes Sporting News All-Star team

Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre on Thursday was named to the Sporting News American League All-Star team. Beltre was the only Rangers player named to the annual team.

Hamilton not using injury as WS loss excuse

ST. LOUIS Texas outfielder Josh Hamilton has no second thoughts or regrets about playing through pain throughout the playoffs. He certainly isn't wondering what if either after the Rangers were denied a World Series title Friday night in a 6-2 Game 7 loss to St. Louis. Hamilton has been limited since September because of what was diagnosed as a strained groin, an injury that...

Notebook: Hamilton makes most of extra day off

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Josh Hamilton was rifling through his bag Wednesday afternoon, trying to find the right bat to sign for a fan. Hitters are superstitious about this kind of thing, always making sure they don't give one away that has a few more hits in it.

Hamilton: God called HR, didn't mention win

Josh Hamilton said that God told him he'd hit a home run but didn't say they'd win the game.

Cruz, Napoli on Rangers initial lineup card

Texas Rangers catcher Mike Napoli and outfielder Nelson Cruz are on the lineup card for Friday night's Game 7.

After Game 6 classic, Series finale will be extra special

ST. LOUIS -- We're about to witness something that hasn't happened in 25 years. We're about to watch a team scrape its guts off the ground for the sake of one more game. We're about to see if 25 men can perform at their peak less than 24 hours after missing their greatest professional triumph by a matter of inches on a single play. We're about to find out...

Texas Rangers' Ron Washington okay with decisions against St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6 of World Series

Also, Rangers' Mike Napoli, Nelson Cruz play in Game 7 despite injuries

Cruz, Napoli in Rangers' lineup for Game 7

Nelson Cruz and Mike Napoli are in the Rangers' lineup Friday for Game 7 despite both having suffered injuries on Thursday in Game 6.

Game 6: Rangers blow lead, back ahead in 10th

Extra innings!Down to their final strike in the ninth, the St. Louis Cardinals got a two-run triple from NLCS MVP David Freese off Neftali Feliz to tie the score at 7.Texas was excruciatingly close to its first World Series crown. But the Rangers responded right away. Josh Hamilton, the hobbling ...
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