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Dallas Ain't a Woman To Help You Get Your Feet on the Ground: Game Thread, Jays at Rangers

Hi everyone. Game one of this Jays-Rangers series looked like it might jump start the Jays and let them get their feet on the ground, but after dropping twin 5-2 games of yesterday's doubleheader, that's clearly not the case. The Jays can salvage a split with the win tonight.

So, Jose Bautista is playing centre field. And...yeah.

Scott Richmond pitches for the Jays and can put the cap on a nice season with a successful September. But if he keeps pitching as he has been going, he could make what has really been a very nice year look ugly. Tommy Hunter, who is big and righthanded, pitches for Texas.

Today's thread comes from the hard-to-find song "Dallas" (at least I think that's the title) by the 10,000 Maniacs. Somewhere along the line I picked up an import or bootleg version with David Byrne, and it's pretty cool.


Toronto Blue Jays @ Texas Rangers

09/02/09 8:05 PM EDT

Toronto Blue Jays Texas Rangers
Marco Scutaro - SS Julio Borbon - DH
Aaron Hill - 2B Elvis Andrus - SS
Adam Lind - LF Ian Kinsler - 2B
Lyle Overbay - 1B Josh Hamilton - CF
Rod Barajas - C Nelson Cruz - RF
Randy Ruiz - DH David Murphy - LF
Travis Snider - RF Ivan Rodriguez - C
Jose Bautista - CF Hank Blalock - 1B
John McDonald - 3B Chris Davis - 3B