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Eye on Photos: Rangers eliminate Rays in ALDS

Posted on: October 4, 2011 5:38 pm
Edited on: October 4, 2011 5:41 pm
 


By Matt Snyder


The Texas Rangers have taken down the Tampa Bay Rays, three games to one. Let's take a look at the series that was, in pictures.

Click on any photo below to enlarge.

A 2-run homer for Kelly Shoppach gave him two HRs and five RBI in Game 1, which the Rays won. (Getty Images)
Rookie Matt Moore had only made one career major-league start before Game 1. He went out and threw seven shutout innings and got the win. (Getty Images)
Josh Hamilton hugs Cooper Stone, who lost his father at Rangers Ballpark earlier this summer. (Getty Images)
Cooper Stone throws the first pitch before Game 1. (Getty Images)
All-Star James Shields was spotted an early lead, but fell apart in Game 2. (Getty Images)
Mitch Moreland came through big in Game 2 for the Rangers, as this home run provided insurance in the eighth. (Getty Images)
Craig Gentry had never been caught stealing in the regular season or postseason ... until Game 3. (Getty Images)
Rookie Desmond Jennings homered to give the Rays a 1-0 lead in Game 3. (Getty Images)
Elvis Andrus had a little trouble with finding a pop up in the Tropicana Field ceiling. (Getty Images)
David Price reacts after losing a 1-run lead in the seventh inning of Game 3. (Getty Images)
Mike Napoli is greeted at home after a go-ahead, two-run home run in Game 3. (Getty Images)
Afternoon game times didn't deter Rays fans from attending. (Getty Images)
Rough day for the camera man, as he fell trying to film Adrian Beltre on a home-run trot in Game 4. Beltre ended up becoming the first player to ever homer three times in an LDS game. (Getty Images)
Sean Rodriguez levels Mike Napoli at home plate, scoring the Rays' first run in Game 4. (Getty Images)


Up next for the Rangers, either the Tigers or the Yankees in the ALCS. So after having never been to a League Championship Series prior to 2010, the Rangers have now gone two straight seasons.

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