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Rangers, Rays to be Matinees

ALDS starts Wednesday



    Rangers, Rays to be Matinees
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    Jorge Cantu #8 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by Julio Borbon #29 after he hit the game winning home run against the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 25, 2010 in Oakland, California. The Rangers clinched the American League West Title.

    The Texas Rangers will play matinee games with the Tampa Bay Rays in the first three games of the first American League playoff round.

    According to the schedule released Sunday by Major League Baseball, the Rangers will open their best-of-five series with the Rays at 12:37 p.m. CDT Wednesday at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.,

    Game 2 is scheduled for 1:37 p.m. CDT Thursday at the Trop. Then, the series moves to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington for Game 3 at 4:07 p.m. CDT Saturday.

    No times have been set for Game 4 in Arlington or Game 5 in St. Petersburg, should they prove necessary.