CBSSports.com broke story. Neither Texas nor Detroit is talking.
Mike Napoli was in the middle of almost everything that went wrong in the fourth inning for the Texas Rangers in a 16-7 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.
Ron Kulpa is in his 13th year in the majors and this is his first World Series. He was picked before it was known the team he grew up dreaming of playing for would be involved.
The Rangers were 52-29 at home this season; they went 44-37 on the road.
With the Cardinals on the verge of winning the first two games, Motte allowed consecutive singles to open the ninth inning, and sacrifice flies by Josh Hamilton and Michael Young lifted the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 victory Thursday night.
Josh Hamilton and Michael Young hit sacrifice flies in the ninth inning to give Texas the win after Allen Craig greeted reliever Alexi Ogando with a go-ahead single for the second straight night.
Texas 2B leads off first two games with HR