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After dropping Game 1, Rangers manager Ron Washington defended his choice to use Esteban German instead of Yorvit Torrealba in a pinch-hitting situation and also said he wanted C.J. Wilson to go after Nick Punto in a critical sixth-inning situation.
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Oh my gosh it's World Series time. Finally. Those two days without baseball sucked.
C.J. Wilson and the Texas Rangers are already in St. Louis getting all geared up for Game 1 against Chris Carpenter and the Cardinals tonight at 8:05pm ET on FOX.
You know, something about C.J. bothers me. I can't quite put my finger on it, but I never have trusted a man who doesn...
The coolest person at the World Series is C.J. Wilson.
The Texas Rangers pitcher chilled out as he prepared to face the St. Louis Cardinals in Wednesday night's opener. He spent 2 1/2 minutes in a Dallas cryotherapy chamber, where liquid nitrogen lowered the temperature to a frosty 295 degrees below zero in an effort to speed body recovery.
''So 35 degrees should be...
Texas Rangers starting pitcher C.J. Wilson goes through a chilling preparation for Game 1 of the World Series against the Cardinals.
C.J. Wilson's terrible postseason continued last night.
While it wasn't his worst start of the playoffs, he wasn't able to give the Rangers the elusive quality start that has become their white whale this postseason and he walked six batters. The most painful of those batters was Nick Punto, a player whose skills with the bat are such that he should be unintentionally...
Writers are human beings. As such, they have emotions just like the rest of us. In the old days, a writer would write a piece and that piece would go to an editor who would either accept the story, kill it and/or make suggestions. A piece of writing that ran away with raw emotions would probably not fly in that scenario. But we live in a different age. Writers are now bloggers (even...
Michael Cuddyer says he's pulling for St. Louis to beat Texas in the World Series, simply because one of his favorite former teammates -- Nick Punto -- plays for the Cardinals.
Also, is Nick Punto the St. Louis Cardinals' primary second baseman? Ton La Russa plays coy