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BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Josh Hamilton's time with the Rays “has come and gone,” the Rangers outfielder says.
Adrian Beltre hit three straight home runs and the Rangers powered their way back to the ALCS.
Texas slugger Adrian Beltre has hit three home runs in his first three at-bats Tuesday in Game 4 of the AL playoffs at Tampa Bay.
The Texas Rangers are headed back to the ALCS for the second-straight year.
The Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League Divisional Series 4-3 in four games and for the second time in two seasons. The Rangers advanced to the ALCS in 2010 after beating the Rays in five games.
Ian Kinsler led off Game 4 with a solo home run to give the Rangers an early lead.
The Rays ran out of magical rallies. Adrian Beltre became the first player in Division Series history to hit three homers in a game, powering Texas past Tampa Bay 4-3 and into the ALCS.
Colby Lewis has no equal on the Rangers when it comes to postseason play, and he was at his best again on Monday night in a 4-3 win over the Rays in Game 3 of the ALDS.
The Rangers are holding off on announcing the rotation for the ALCS, but Ron Washington did say that C.J. Wilson will be the Game 1 starter, regardless of the opponent, and that Alexi Ogando will stay in the bullpen.
The Texas Rangers are heading to the clubhouse after taking the ALDS in four games. More at MLB.com and TexasRangers.com
Back on the road in the playoffs, the Texas Rangers won again.
The Texas Rangers are back in the AL championship series and waiting for an opponent. This is a team that didn't win a postseason series in the franchise's first 49 seasons before getting to the World Series last year. Now the Rangers have advanced in the playoffs for the second straight year.
The Texas Rangers are one win away from the ALCS after holding off the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-3, in Game 3 of the ALDS at Tropicana Field.