In 2010, the Giants and the Rangers squared off in an epic battle determining the baseball champion. San Francisco's elite pitching staff squared off against Texas' elite hitting core, and nobody knew what to expect.
Until the Giants dominated and took the series in 5 games.
San Francisco celebrated on November 1 in a sunny stadium in Arlington, Texas. San Francisco's ace, Tim Lincecum, allowed just one run in 8 innings, and Brian Wilson pitched a perfect ninth to record the save.
And the Giants were champions.
These two teams haven't met since Game 5 of the World Series, and there will be a lot of talk about the 2010 World Series when San Francisco meets Texas. Plus, there will be a lot of things to look out for.
Here are five things to watch for in the Giants-Rangers series.