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Nelson Cruz broke a postseason slump with a home run, and the Texas Rangers beat Detroit's Justin Verlander 3-2 Saturday night as rain followed the Tigers' ace and caused nearly two hours of delays in the AL championship series opener. The defending AL champion Rangers scored all their runs off Verlander before the game was interrupted twice for a total of 1 hour, 50 minutes in the top of...
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Nelson Cruz broke a postseason slump with a home run and the Rangers beat Justin Verlander and the Tigers 3-2 in Game 1 of the ALCS, which was delayed twice by rain.
The Rangers have a 2-0 lead in the ALCS and have Nelson Cruz to thank. The Texas slugger hit two home runs, including a walk-off slam in the 11th, to fuel a 7-3 win over Detroit.
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Saturday night's rain didn't alter the Tigers' starting rotation for the American League championship series. Rick Porcello remains scheduled to pitch Game 4, and Justin Verlander remains scheduled to pitch Game 5.
Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers were delayed by rain in the opener of a playoff series again - twice.
Nelson Cruz hit a grand slam in the bottom of the 11th to give the Rangers a two-game lead in the American League Championship Series.
No more watching for Justin Verlander. The Detroit Tigers ace is back on his normal routine to start the AL championship series opener.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Justin Verlander was washed out of another Game 1.
Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz and pitcher Scott Feldman spoke with the media following Monday's 7-3 win over the Tigers in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series.
Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers were again halted by rain.
It's Detroit's Justin Verlander vs. Texas' C.J. Wilson in Game 1 of the ALCS. Both are hoping to bounce back from less-than-impressive ALDS showings. Who'll step up? Follow it right here.
On Deck will be here all season to provide you with everything you need to know (and a few things you don't) about every Rangers series during the 2011 season. For the ALCS, we'll do things a bit differently to increase the focus on each set of games.
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