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Derek Holland #45 of the Texas Rangers pitches in the ninth inning during Game Four of the MLB World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 23, 2011 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Holland Tops Cards, Texas Ties Series

In a title matchup that’s getting more interesting with every game, Derek Holland put the emphasis back on pitching.

10/23/2011

Manager Tony La Russa of the St. Louis Cardinals talks to the media ahead of Game Three of the World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 21, 2011 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Rangers Unlikely to Steal a Win from Cards’ Lohse

Just three players have tried to steal with Lohse on the mound this season. The lone player to make it was Eric Fryer – a rookie catcher for Pittsburgh.

10/22/2011

Albert Pujols #5 of the St. Louis Cardinals reacts in the ninth inning during Game Two of the MLB World Series at Busch Stadium on October 20, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. The Rangers won 2-1. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Pujols Miscue Hurts Cardinals in Messy Ninth

Nearly everything had gone right for the wild-card Cardinals in the postseason — until the ninth inning Thursday.

10/21/2011

Josh Hamilton #32, Ian Kinsler #5 and Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 during Game Two of the MLB World Series at Busch Stadium on October 20, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Rangers Heading Home with World Series Momentum

The Rangers were 52-29 at home this season; they went 44-37 on the road.

10/20/2011

Elvis Andrus #1 and Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers celebrate on the base path during a pitching change in the ninth inning during Game Two of the MLB World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on October 20, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bullpen Fizzles in 2-1 Loss

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.

10/20/2011

Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers celebrates in the dugout after scoring to tie the game in the ninth inning during Game Two of the MLB World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on October 20, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rangers Rally in 9th, Beat Cards to Even Series

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.

10/20/2011

Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers stands on the field during batting practice prior to Game Two of the MLB World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on October 20, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Rangers Star Hamilton Hampered by Groin Injury

The reigning AL MVP has not hit a home run in this postseason. He’s batting .267 with seven RBIs in these playoffs and World Series.

10/20/2011

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Octavio Dotel reacts after striking out Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun in the fifth inning of Game 5 in the NLCS at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on October 14, 2011.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Bullpens Taking Center Stage this World Series

Tony La Russa called on his bullpen 28 times in the NL championship series, and St. Louis became the first team to win a postseason series without a starter reaching the sixth inning.

10/19/2011

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Fun in the Sun, Not for Those with Blue Eyes

There’s some science supporting the claim by Texas Rangers slugger that his day-game hitting woes are because of his eyes.

06/30/2011

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