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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Walk-Off Homer. Walk-Off Homer. Walk-Off Homer.

   So I spend a day at 14,000 feet and all Hell breaks loose?
   *The Mavs finally sign Devin Harris.
   *A-Rod's cutting deals and might be banned for life from baseball (and Nelson Cruz better be nervous),
   *The Eagles' Riley Cooper plays racist hillbilly at a Kenny Chesney concert.
   *And - with an exclamation point - the Rangers sure made us forget about that woeful weekend in Cleveland, huh?
   Back-to-back-to-back ... history.
   Monday: Geovany Soto.
   Tuesday: Leonys Martin.
   Wednesday: Adrian Beltre.
   Nothing to cure the Rangers' offense like a heaping dose of Angels' bullpen. When the Rangers returned from Cleveland they were in an epic offensive slump. Four days later they're basking in the glow of a sweep of Anaheim and the unprecedented feat of three consecutive walk-off wins via homer.
   The Rangers had never pulled off the Triple Taps, and no team in baseball had done it since the Tigers in 2004. Just like that - even without a deal at the trade deadline and with Cruz' suspension looming - the Rangers are within four games of Oakland and the baseball season in Arlington is officially resuscitated.
   Delicious reminder: That the way baseball go.

4 comments:

  1. Just goes to show that Wash hasn't lost the clubhouse, this team just seems to always battle back even if they don't always win.

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    1. Just goes to show that the Angels bullpen sucks, and the Rangers squeaked out 3 wins without Pujols and Callaspo in the lineup. In a 3 game series, Pujols would have had at least one home run, so lets not get too excited until we see them beat a team that has pitching on the front and back ends that's worth a damn. Callaspo went to the A's btw.

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    2. and no scott downs either, who surely would have gotten at least one of our lefties out in one of those games. But hey, its a W and hopefully the bats keep hitting.

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