2011 ALCS: Rangers vs. Tigers

Texas Rangers Drub Tigers, 15-5, To Win AL Pennant

The Texas Rangers exploded for 15 runs against the Tigers in Game 6, earning a spot in the World Series for the second straight year.

Tigers vs. Rangers: Delmon Young Powers Detroit To Stave Off Elimination

The Tigers took Game 5 with the help of two home runs from Delmon Young and strong pitching from Justin Verlander.

The Odyssey Of Nelson Cruz

Nelson Cruz is a postseason star for the Rangers, but he wasn't exactly a coveted prospect in his day.

ALCS Game 4: Nelson Cruz Stars Again, Rangers Win 7-3 In 11 Innings

Thanks largely to Nelson Cruz's arm and his bat, the Rangers beat the Tigers 7-3 in Game 4 of the ALCS, taking a commanding series lead.

Doug Fister, Miguel Cabrera Lead The Way As Tigers Beat Rangers In ALCS Game 3

Doug Fister was superb for 7⅓ innings and Miguel Cabrera doubled and homered as the Tigers reduced the Rangers' series lead to 2-1.

Colby Lewis, The Rangers' Unlikely Postseason Star

Not only has Rangers starter Colby Lewis made the unlikely move back from Japan to the major leagues, he's atop a postseason leaderboard.


Al Alburquerque: You Can't Spell Him, Jim Leyland Won't Use Him

In Game 2 of the ALCS, a relief pitcher with a 5.35 ERA during the regular season gave up a grand slam in the 11th inning, while rookie phenom Al Alburquerque never left the bullpen. Why?

Rangers vs. Tigers ALCS Game 3 Preview: Time, TV Schedule, Pitchers And More

The ALCS moves to Detroit after two games in Texas, and the Tigers find themselves still searching for their first win. Doug Fister takes the mound for the Tigers, while Colby Lewis gets the nod for Texas.

Nelson Cruz's Walkoff Grand Slam Wins ALCS Game 2 For Rangers

Nelson Cruz tied the game with a seventh-inning home run and won it with a walkoff grand slam, the first in postseason history.

ALCS Preview: Derek Holland vs. Max Scherzer

A look at the Derek Holland/Max Scherzer match-up.

I Don't Know About This Whole Delmon Young Oblique Injury Thing

The Detroit Tigers are playing Delmon Young in the ALCS, even though he suffered an oblique injury in the final game of the ALDS and was initially left off the ALCS roster. This is a risk, and I'm not sure that it's worth it.

Who's Going To Play Right Field For The Tigers?

With first Delmon Young and now Magglio Ordoñez out of action with injuries, Jim Leyland is faced with some tough lineup choices. But maybe not as tough as you think.

Rangers vs. Tigers, ALCS Game 2 Preview: Time, TV Schedule, Pitchers And More

The Rangers will try to take care of their home field Sunday behind the arm of young lefty Derek Holland. The Tigers will try to even up the ALCS for the trip north to Detroit.

ALCS Game 1: Rangers Outlast Tigers, Rain To Win 3-2

In Game 1 of the American League Championship Series, the Texas Rangers touched Justin Verlander for three runs in four innings and the Texas bullpen made those runs stand up.

ALCS Preview: Texas Rangers vs. Detroit Tigers

A preview of the ALCS between the Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers

Rangers vs. Tigers: Jim Leyland's Game 1 Lineup

Tigers manager Jim Leyland has posted his Game 1 lineup against Texas left-hander C.J. Wilson, and there's one notable absence: 1. Austin Jackson, CF2. Ryan Raburn, LF3. Miguel Cabrera, 1B4. Victor...

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