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    Double take: 'Little Wash' meets his inspiration

    Hours before his Rangers played Game 4 of the World Series against the Giants -- and, fittingly, on Halloween -- Ron Washington came face-to-face with the 7-year-old boy who has become as much of a household name around these parts as the Texas skipper himself. More >

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    Bochy stays the course on handling rotation

    Though Jonathan Sanchez is no longer sure to start Game 7 of the World Series if the Giants-Rangers showdown lasts that long, manager Bruce Bochy said on Sunday that this uncertainty wouldn't affect how he handles San Francisco's pitchers in the next few games. More >

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    Burrell sits as Giants shuffle Game 4 lineup

    Pat Burrell's hitting struggles prompted multiple changes in the Giants' lineup for Sunday's Game 4 of the World Series. More >

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    Texas stays with winning plan; SF sits Burrell

    The lineups for Game 4 are set, and the Rangers are hoping that the formula from Game 3 victory carries over, as their lineup remained unchanged. The Giants, meanwhile, made a major change. Pat Burrell is out of the lineup, as the slugger is 0-for-9 with eight strikeouts in three World Series games. More >

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    Feliz at full power in World Series debut

    With a 96 mph fastball on his first pitch on Saturday night and a strikeout of his first hitter, Rangers closer Neftali Feliz removed any concern about him youthful jitters or rust in his World Series debut. More >

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    Unheralded Cruz earning respect with his play

    While Michael Young commands respect, Josh Hamilton demands undivided attention and Vladimir Guerrero evokes awe, Nelson Cruz plays the total game on an extremely high level, earning the total respect of his marquee teammates and all the others. More >

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    Holland appears, not right after Hunter

    Derek Holland had a 2.61 ERA in his first four postseason outings before running into trouble in Game 2. Holland worked a scoreless ninth inning in Sunday's 4-0 loss. More >

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    Moreland's numbers: To the nines

    Mitch Moreland's numbers in the postseason have been extraordinary for a No. 9 hitter, but manager Ron Washington has no plans to move his first baseman higher in the order More >

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    Texas postseason starters rank among best

    Rangers starters have pitched well in the postseason, and their numbers rank among the best since the playoffs expanded to a third round in 1995. More >

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    Washington: Zero talk of Lee pitching Game 4

    The Rangers never discussed Cliff Lee making his first ever start on three days' rest, and postseason pitchers who have done so traditionally have not fared well. More >

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    You don't leave your ace in the hole

    Yes, Cliff Lee would be pitching on short rest, but he's the ace of the Rangers staff, and that's why he should be starting Game 4 on Sunday night, with a chance to return for Game 7. More >

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    Keeping Lee on schedule the right move

    Sure, the Rangers are down 2-1 in the World Series, but their 4-2 victory on Saturday night brought them back to a level of coherence and sustenance. Thus they were not in a position to ask Cliff Lee to do something he has never done -- pitch on three days' rest. More >

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    Hopes hinge on aces in crucial Game 5

    It'll be a rematch of the World Series opener as Tim Lincecum looks to pitch the Giants to a title against Cliff Lee and the Rangers, who now must win three in a row to derail San Francisco. More >

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    Giants go down swinging with Ross, Torres

    Cody Ross continued his amazing postseason roll on Saturday evening in Game 3 of the World Series at Rangers Ballpark, and now Andres Torres has even joined the party. More >

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    Giants' offense regresses in Texas

    The Giants offense that hit with runners on base, came through with two outs and didn't need to rely on the home run through the first two Games of the World Series essentially took Game 3 off on Saturday night. More >

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    Giddyup! Fans show love for Rangers

    Ken Longley said the World Series was "on my bucket list." After waiting most of his life, he can scratch that one off. More >

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    Rangers prove Giants won't coast

    Pure and simple, the Series the Giants once had firmly in their grasp could be slipping away. The Rangers made sure of that on Saturday night when they rebounded from those two suffocating losses in San Francisco with a convincing 4-2 victory. More >

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    Why Rangers will win Game 4

    For a team down two games to one in the World Series, the Rangers are as closer to the driver's seat as can be going into Game 4 on Sunday. More >

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    Moreland no longer placeholder in lineup

    The question prompted a chuckle from the 25-year-old rookie, who, seated next to one of the game's biggest stars and with camera lights glaring in his eyes, hardly looked out of place. More >

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    Burrell's slump comes at bad time for Giants

    Pat Burrell struck out four times in as many at-bats as the Rangers won, 4-2, to pull within 2-1 in the best-of-seven Series. His overall World Series numbers in three games: 0-for-9 with eight whiffs. More >