Seesaw Contest Ends with Rangers Taming Tigers
Arlington Texas, The perfect location for some Sunday night fireworks.
And that was exactly what baseball fans were treated to May 19 when the Texas Rangers defeated the Detroit Tigers 11-8. So much could be said about this back and forth game and what's so great about baseball is every game tells its own story. In the case of this one, quite a few unfolded, and for the Tigers and Rangers, they experienced things that were so similar, yet so fundamentally different.
The most similar thing one has to think of is the way the pitching matchup turned out in the end. It was Doug Fister pitted against Derek Holland.
While neither one is considered their respected staff's ace, which fanbase of any one of the 30 major league teams wouldn't be elated to have either one on their staff? Sunday was not, however, the night meant to be for either one of them.
The thing is that both of them left in the 5th inning. Both of them were doing just fine up until that point. Then things started to unravel for both Holland and Fister. It appeared psychologically speaking, things just weren't there after a while for both pitchers, as..
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