ALCS, Game Four: Texas 10, New York 3.

The rosin on Cliff Lee's cap has a message for you:

The Texas Rangers are one win away from the World Series.

Acquired, with cash, for righthanders Chris Ray (who didn't make the Giants' NLDS or NLCS roster) and Michael Main.

Selected in the 25th round of the 2006 amateur draft, the final one in which draft-and-follow process was allowed, and signed 50 weeks later for fourth-round money.

Acquired, with Neftali Feliz and Matt Harrison and Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Beau Jones, for Mark Teixeira and Ron Mahay.

There are different heroes every night.

Including the man in the pinpoint collar. And a whole lot of people on his crew.

The Texas Rangers are one win away from the World Series.

 
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Jamey Newberg

Dallas attorney Jamey Newberg has been commenting on Rangers from the big club down through the entire farm system since 1998.

Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas was born in Arlington, Texas, to Richard and Becky Lucas. He lived mostly in Arlington before moving to Austin, where he graduated from The University of Texas. Scott works for Austin Valuation Consultants, Ltd., and has published several boring articles about real estate appraisal and environmental contamination. He makes a swell margarita and refuses to run longer than ten kilometres.

Eleanor Czajka

Eleanor grew up watching the AAA Mudhens in Toledo, Ohio. A loyal Ranger fan since 1979, she works "behind the scenes" at the Newberg Report.