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Monday Morning Texas Rangers Update

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Championship Series - Texas Rangers v Houston Astros - Game Six Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

Good morning.

Evan Grant writes that the Texas Rangers are a win away from the World Series which is exactly what Chris Young dreamed up when trying to put the finishing touches on the rebuild.

Kennedi Landry writes that it took a dramatic Game 6 win to get Texas in this position to return to the Fall Classic.

Jeff Wilson writes that the Rangers came up clutch in the late innings to halt Houston’s ALCS celebrations for at least one evening.

Buster Olney writes that the Rangers ensured a final chapter to an intense series as they dug in their heels in Game 6.

Grant writes that it was a lesson in true resiliency for Texas — led by big moments from Jose Leclerc and Adolis Garcia — to come back and take Game 6.

Cody Stavenhagen notes that Garcia did Astros fans a favor by saving their voice and letting them try to beat traffic by hitting a grand slam that had them piling out of the stadium after they booed him all night.

Julia Kreuz writes that Garcia had the ultimate shrug off move for a four strikeout night which is a grand slam in an elimination game in the ALCS.

Nathan Han writes that before all of the late-inning drama, Nasty Nathan Eovaldi was etching his name deeper in franchise lore with another outstanding October performance.

Shawn McFarland writes that it wasn’t just El Bombi that had revenge in Game 6 as Leclerc navigated through his first high leverage moment since the Game 5 loss.

Hannah Keyser writes that Game 7 comes with the Rangers’ greatest franchise bugaboo staring them in the face — who will step up on the mound?

And, Brittany Ghiroli writes that it is Max Scherzer that will get the call for Game 7, just as the Rangers had hoped when they acquired him at the deadline.

Have a nice day!