Inconvenient truth: Cliff Lee is human

Rangers' resiliency tested again by ace's unexpected struggles in Game 1 loss

Updated: October 28, 2010, 8:59 AM ET
By Jim Reeves | ESPNDallas.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Texas Rangers have one mission to accomplish Thursday night in Game 2 of the World Series: Don't leave their broken hearts in San Francisco.

The San Francisco Giants trotted icon Tony Bennett out to warble a condensed version of his famous song during pregame ceremonies and continued to play on the heartstrings by dispatching Hall of Famers Orlando Cepeda, Juan Marichal, Willie McCovey, Gaylord Perry and Monte Irvin to the mound for a ceremonial first pitch. Just in ...

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