Saturday, October 1, 2011

American League Divisional Playoffs: Rangers Come Back To Square Series; Yankees Win Suspended Opener

Two games were played on Saturday in American League divisional playoff action.

At Arlington, Texas:

The Texas Rangers took advantage of wild pitches from Tampa Bay starting pitcher James Shields, scoring five runs in the fourth inning in the process,  as they squared their divisional playoff series at a game apiece following their 8-6 game-two win at home.

At New York:

Robinson Cano hit a home run and two doubles, batting in six runs in the process,  as the New York Yankees dominated the visiting Detroit Tigers 9-3 as the teams concluded their series opener that had been suspended in the second inning Friday night due to rain.

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