Rangers Nelson Cruz connects for a solo homerun in game 5 of the World Series in Texas
Texas Rangers Nelson Cruz connects for a solo homerun in the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants during game 5 of the World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas on November 1, 2010. The Giants defeated the Rangers 3-1 winning the World Series 4 games to 1. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
Jose Valverde recorded the game's final out with the potential tying run on second Friday to preserve Detroit's 2-1 victory over Texas.
Alexi Ogando tossed six efficient innings and Nelson Cruz backed him with a three-run homer Wednesday in the Texas Rangers' 6-2 win over Oakland.
Adrian Beltre and Mitch Moreland hit 10th-inning home runs Tuesday in lifting the Texas Rangers to a 6-5 win over the Oakland Athletics.
Nelson Cruz, Lance Berkman and Adrian Beltre each homered for Texas Saturday and the Rangers survived a late Houston rally to hold off the Astros 8-7.
Jeff Baker hit one of three Texas home runs Friday and gave the Rangers the lead in the seventh inning of their 4-2 victory over Houston.
Adrian Belte scored Elvis Andrus with a game-winning single in the ninth inning Sunday and Texas completed a sweep of Boston with a 4-3 victory.
Derek Holland shut down Boston with nine strikeouts in eight innings Friday and Texas pounded out 18 hits in clubbing the Red Sox 7-0.
Adrian Beltre bashed a two-run homer Tuesday, capping a big sixth inning that carried the Texas Rangers over the Chicago White Sox 10-6.
Justin Grimm worked seven shutout innings in his fifth major league start Friday and the Texas Rangers survived a ninth-inning scare to defeat Minnesota 4-3.
Clutch relief pitching from Tanner Scheppers and Joe Nathan Thursday allowed the Texas Rangers to escape with a 2-1 victory over Minnesota.