Beavers have played a significant role throughout the course of human history. They have made their way onto Canadian money and helped shape the economy of New Netherland.
Derek Holland kept control. Mad about walks that cost him a win last weekend, Holland struck out eight with no bases on ball Thursday in the Texas Rangers’ 5-3 win over the Seattle Mariners.
The woman’s nude body was found floating in the muddy Brazos River in 1975, her features unrecognizable save for her flawlessly painted scarlet fingernails and flowing yellow hair.
Before the Texas Rangers committed more than $111 million to get Japan’s best pitcher, they spent more than two years watching and getting to know Yu Darvish.
Colby Lewis and his Texas teammates casually tossed a ball in left field, trying to avoid the tarp and any anxiety about being so close to the World Series championship.
Being a fan of a particular sports team can be exciting and fun. But there are also times when a fan has to endure heartbreak. In my case, being from Houston, I root for the Texans, Rockets and the Astros. While not one of these teams is the top moneymaker in the sports markets like the Dallas teams (yes, I’m including the Rangers in this conversation), being a fan of Houston sports brings me a lot of great memories, good and bad.
The 2011 Texas Rangers are in the World Series. Again. Just think about that.
In the words of Texas Ranger manager Ron Washington, “That’s the way baseball go.”
Nelson Cruz and the Texas Rangers are headed to their second straight World Series, finishing off the Detroit Tigers to become the American League’s first repeat champion in a decade.
Nelson Cruz hit the first game-ending grand slam in postseason history, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Detroit Tigers 7-3 in 11 innings Monday for a 2-0 lead in the AL championship series.