Cliff Lee, the ace left-hander that helped the Texas rangers advance to the World Series for the first time in their history, has signed a five-year deal to return to the Philadelphia Philles, the other team with whom he has gone to Fall Classic.
An eerily-quiet Yankees Stadium playoff crowd went dead silent and scores of Yankees fans headed for the exits, not even sticking around to see if their vaunted Yankees could cut into the massive 10-3 lead the Rangers had built before the home team came to bat in the ninth inning.
The Texas Rangers bounced back from a crushing Game 1 defeat to beat the New York Yankees 7-2 in Game 2 on Saturday. The Rangers' bullpen, after looking like they didn't even belong in the playoffs in Game 1, rebounded nicely to hold the Yankees scoreless over the last 3 1/3 innings; starter Colby Lewis got the win.
Rangers Waste Strong Outing from C.J. Wilson, Lose to Yankees
The Texas Rangers suffered a crushing defeat at home Friday night at the hands of the defending Champion New York Yankees in Game 1 of the ALCS. The Rangers started out strong when AL MVP candidate Josh Hamilton hit a 3-run homerun in the bottom of the first inning.