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The Rangers have won three home playoff games in their history.  Colby Lewis has won all three games.

Given performance and price, I'm hard-pressed to think of a better free agent signing by any team this past offseason.

Anthony Andro writes that, despite all the talk about Cliff Lee's post-season dominance, Lewis is sporting a 1.71 postseason ERA.

Jeff Wilson's game story talks about the Rangers getting back to the formula they've used to win games this postseason -- early runs, strong pitching, and quality defense.

Evan Grant has a piece on Mitch Moreland's crucial at bat that turned the tide for the Rangers, and compares it to Jim Leyritz's 1996 bomb for the Yankees against the Braves, a homer that keyed the Yankees taking the series after being down 2-0.

Jeff Caplan writes that the bullpen came up big yesterday, after two straight World Series meltdowns.

Jayson Stark has a column at ESPN about the unlikely heroes -- Colby Lewis, Mitch Moreland, and Darren O"Day -- of Game 3.

William Wilkerson has a story about the key pitch of the game -- Darren O'Day's slider outside that Buster Posey grounded weakly -- and the battle of wills between O'Day, who wanted to throw it inside, and Bengie Molina, who wanted it outside.

Richard Durrett has his post-game reactions.

The S-T's notes talk about the Rangers' record crowd yesterday, Neftali Feliz replacing Nolan Ryan as the second youngest pitcher to record a World Series save, and Jeff Francoeur advising his teammates to wait on a fastball from Jonathan Sanchez (and then not following his own advice).

Randy Galloway has a column about Colby Lewis's terrific start last night getting the Rangers back in the series.

Tim Cowlishaw writes about Colbyashi's postseason dominance.

Gil Lebreton has a column about Mitch Moreland, who has gone from obscurity to World Series hero.

Jean-Jacques Taylor opines on the importance of a quality bullpen in the playoffs.

Jim Reeves writes that there is still plenty of fight in this Rangers team.

Gerry Fraley says the Rangers are better equipped to play under A.L. rules than the Giants are.