Price Is Right: Sends Rangers Home, Rays to Cleveland


The bigger they blow—the harder they fall’ and the blow-hard Ranger fans, who believe in “Texas Exceptionalism,” are heading home in their SUVs to their McMansion Rancheros to watch the Playoffs on their huge-screen “tee-vees” and shoot the bull.

In the Lone Star state they say: “Don’t mess with Texas!”

What is that saying: “All hat and no cattle.”?

 

The Price was Right tonight as LHP David Price held the Rangers to two runs in 9 innings for a 5-2 win and the Rays punched their ticket to the next 1-game Wild Card against Francona’s Indians in Wednesday night in Cleveland. [8:05 EST]

Away Home Time (ET) Away Probable Home Probable MLB.TV Tickets
Rays Indians 8:00pm COBB (11-3) Salazar (0-0)

 “He [Price] was beyond spectacular.  He got into a nice groove in the 6th inning and I saw I could leave him in there,” said Maddon, who let price go the distance for the W.

“If a lot of those guys want to stand up close to the plate, I got something for them [inside fastballs].” David Price.

To paraphrase the mean deli counter guy in Seinfeld:

“No Fenway Frank for Yu!”

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  • http://twitter.com/kitchenplate Christine Rhine

    Too bad you won’t make it past the first round.

    • Michael Macaulay-Birks

      too bad you didn’t make the playoffs

  • http://bosoxinjection.com/ Earl Nash

    Hi Christine, The Rangers were the team that Boston fans LEAST wanted to play; they knew that Texas was a much better team than Tampa or Cleveland; I wrote this story to express that worry: http://bosoxinjection.com/2013/09/28/sox-vs-rangers-yu-wins-2/
    With another starting pitcher [maybe a FA] the Rangers would be a favorite to get to the WS next year.

    Great thanks for reading our stories here on BSI.
    Earl

    • Michael Macaulay-Birks

      they’ll have Colby Lewis, Harriston and Feliz back for spring training….that’s a good start!!
      I bet Washington loses his gig, and Girardi is a candidate to replace him

      • http://bosoxinjection.com/ Earl Nash

        Good take on Girardi and I would want some closer insurance for Fernando Rodney…Also, the kid, Joey Gallo may be ready for prime time at 3b…

        • Michael Macaulay-Birks

          its not just the pitching…they also let Napoli and Hamilton walk and traded Young, so they didn’t have quite the offensive punch they had 2009-2012

          • http://bosoxinjection.com/ Earl Nash

            They were a bat shy this year. Prospects Smoak and Olt were power guys, who may yet blossom. I think Joey Gallo will be that bat…