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Uribe's Home Run Finishes off Phillies, Giants to Face Rangers in World Series 2

Posted: October 23, 2010 10:42 PM ; Updated: October 24, 2010 1:01 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- No one can say the San Francisco Giants took the easy path to the World Series.

They had to wait until the final day to clinch a playoff spot, then had to wait through a tense final out in Philadelphia.

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Rangers Beat Yanks, Make First World Series 6

Posted: October 22, 2010 10:59 PM ; Updated: October 22, 2010 10:59 PM

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Their Texas-sized wait is over. The Rangers are going to the World Series.

And they got there with a win over their old nemesis, the defending champion New York Yankees.

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Halladay, Phils Gut Out a Win, Force Game 6

Posted: October 21, 2010 11:30 PM ; Updated: October 22, 2010 10:37 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Roy Halladay pulled his groin in the second inning and most of his teammates had no idea.

The pitcher just stuck it out like the ace he is for the Philadelphia Phillies , who are headed home still with a shot at a third straight National League pennant thanks to Halladay's latest gutsy effort.

"The guy's just a tough guy," Placido Polanco said. "He didn't show it."

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Uribe's Sac Fly Lifts Giants to 3-1 Lead 4

Posted: October 21, 2010 12:20 AM ; Updated: October 21, 2010 9:31 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The castoff comes through with another big hit, the rookie delivers again. The slumping slugger emerges at exactly the right time, the guy too banged up to start comes through at the end.

It's been that kind of season for the charmed San Francisco Giants, now just one win away from the World Series.

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Yanks Stay Alive, Force Game 6 in Texas 5

Posted: October 20, 2010 8:19 PM ; Updated: October 21, 2010 9:07 AM

NEW YORK (AP) -- CC Sabathia pitched like a champion, and the New York Yankees are heading for Texas. A whole lot better than heading home.

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Hamilton, Rangers Pound Yanks, One Game from World Series 5

Posted: October 19, 2010 11:29 PM ; Updated: October 20, 2010 11:09 AM

NEW YORK (AP) -- Big home runs. Shutdown relief pitching. Blowout wins.

The AL championship series has turned into the one-sided affair many expected -- except that it's the Texas Rangers who are one win from the World Series, not the New York Yankees.

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Cain, Ross Lead Giants Past Phils for 2-1 Series Lead

Posted: October 19, 2010 8:32 PM ; Updated: October 20, 2010 11:13 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Cody Ross keeps doing his best Barry Bonds imitation.

With the home run king watching and cheering from a front-row seat, Ross delivered again, Matt Cain outdueled Cole Hamels and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-0 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the NL championship series.

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