The Texas Rangers bounced back from a 16-7 loss in Game 3 of the World Series with a dominant pitching performance by Derek Holland in a 4-0 win on Sunday night. With the win, the Rangers drew even with the St. Louis Cardinals, setting up a best-of-three game series for the title.
While it may not have been needed in the end — Holland spun a gem and the Rangers pitched a shutout — Mike Napoli left no doubt about the outcome with a deep drive in the sixth. Napoli was the first batter St. Louis reliever Mitchell Boggs faced, and the following happened on the first pitch:
Just like that, the 1-0 lead was a 4-0 lead. With the way the Rangers were pitching, it was more than enough of a cushion.
by Brian Floyd – SBNation
Latest posts by Jabberhead (see all)
- 2015 Rookies Who Will Make A Difference - May 11, 2015
- breaking: Brady susp. 4 gms. pats fined 1 mil, lose 2016 1st round & 2017 4th round - May 11, 2015
- Chiefs add cornerback Marcus Peters at No. 18 - April 30, 2015