Tonight, sometime after 7:07 p.m., Cliff Lee will take the mound and do work against the Yankees on their home turf. Hopefully, the first game of the series has been relegated to The Game That Must Not Be Named, yes?
In the meantime, you can head over to Major League Baseball’s website, and vote on its 2010 This Year in Baseball awards. Are any Rangers on the ballot? Why, yes. Let’s jump.
- Josh Hamilton: Hitter
- Neftali Feliz: Rookie, Closer, Dependable
- Darren O’Day: Setup
- Elvis Andrus: Defense
- David Murphy: X-Factor
- CJ Wilson: Breakout
- Jon Daniels: Executive of the Year
- Ron Washington: Manager of the Year
Josh Hamilton’s wall crash to catch a ball on August 13, versus the Boston Red Sox was nominated for Must See Play, and the Golden Knight parachuter who got caught on the flagpole at the Rangers v. Twins game on Aug. 24 is nominated for Must See Oddity.