Deep in Texas, only Rangers had heart

Yankees weren't tough enough to overcome ALCS foe, so season ended in Arlington

Updated: October 23, 2010, 5:20 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- This unmitigated disaster was not shaped merely by a lack of hitting or pitching, but also by a lack of heart. The New York Yankees did not have the inner resolve to beat the Texas Rangers, an unforgiving truth that will haunt the world-famous losers from here to Opening Day.

The mighty Yankees turned Colby Lewis into Nolan Ryan, leaving tens of thousands of Texans to chant his name while he was striking out the side in the eighth. Derek Jeter took the final cut ...

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