Originally posted on NBC Dallas- Fort Worth  |  Last updated 10/17/11
Welcome back to the World Series. It's going to be a crazy couple of days of predictions and prognostications about what will happen once things get underway in St. Louis on Wednesday night, but before we thought we'd take a moment to look back on how the Rangers got past the Tigers. There was a lot of good and a little bad in the six-game series and we'll take a look at it all in this stock report. There's no better place to start than with the MVP. UP: Nelson Cruz had the kind of series that leads to epic poetry and epic nicknames. Mr. October is already taken, but, in deference to Cruz's nationality, Senor Octubre is up for grabs and six homers in an ALCS definitely makes him a contender for the moniker. We've long wondered what Cruz would do if he could stay healthy, but there was nothing that prepared us for the assault he made on the Tigers over six games. Truly impressive work from Cruz. DOWN: His three subpar playoff outings would be enough to get C.J. Wilson on this lis...
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