Saturday, October 9, 2010

Twins Eliminated, Rangers Still In Driver's Seat

Batting 6th, Ian Kinsler was 1-3 with 1 BB, 1 HR (his 2nd of the postseason), 1 RBI, and 1 run scored against the Rays. Kinsler's solo shot gave the Rangers a 2-1 lead in the 7th inning. Unfortunately, they couldn't hold onto that lead. They are up 2-1 in the series.

Batting 8th, Danny Valencia was 1-4 with 1 double (his 1st of the postseason) and 1 run scored against the Yankees. The Twins were swept. They only scored 7 runs in the series, and Valencia produced 3 of them (2 RBIs, 1 run scored). Not a bad showing for the rookie.

1 comment:

William Tasker - Caribou, ME said...

Valencia did a fine job and proved he's going to be a great grinder his entire career. If the Twins had a few more like him, the series might have turned out different.

It's too bad that Kinsler's homer didn't stand up. The bullpen really lost this game in stunning fashion. But still, Kinsler is having some fun in his first post season!