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DETROIT - Tuesday night's Game 3 couldn't have started any better for the Texas Rangers.
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With one crack of the bat, Nelson Cruz put the Rangers in good position to defend their AL championship.
The defending AL champion Texas Rangers are halfway to a return trip to the World Series after red-hot outfielder NELSON CRUZ hit a walk off, game-winning grand slam homerun in the bottom of the 11th to send the Rangers up to Detroit with a 2-0 ALCS series lead…
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...
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There are only a couple options for sports fans this Tuesday night - a couple NHL games, which I just can't get into this time of year, and one huge baseball game.
It is Game 3 in the American League Championship Series between the Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers. Texas heads to Detroit with a 2 games to none series lead. The Tigers need to win tonight for a serious chance...
The Mets signed Nelson Cruz in 1998 out of the Dominican Republic when he was just 18 years old. He was traded in 2000 by Steve Phillips to the A’s for Jorge Velandia.
So far this week for the Rangers, in the ALCS, Cruz has a walk-off grand slam, he gunned down a key runner at home late in a game, and then he hit an extra-inning, three-run home run to put his team up three games...
David Murphy talks about what Nelson Cruz and Mike Napoli have meant to the Rangers this year. More at MLB.com and TexasRangers.com
Nelson Cruz of the Rangers hit a game-winning grand slam home run on Monday.
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...
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.
The Texas Rangers are one win away from returning to the World Series. Nelson Cruz hit a three-run home run in the 11th inning as the Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 in Game 4 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the ALCS.
Nelson Cruz made a rocket throw to keep the score tied, then hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning off Jose Valverde that helped send the Texas Rangers over the Detroit Tigers 7-3 for a 3-1 lead in the ALCS.
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 today for a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.
Our Tigers are scheduled to play the Texas Rangers tonight at Comerica Park. Network announcers are sure to talk about hits and runs and errors. They'll talk about Delmon Young's oblique muscle and Magglio Ordoñez's fractured ankle. And they'll probably talk about us -- metro Detroiters, Tigers fans.