Five Reasons Why the Texas Rangers Make the World Series

Eli ChesnerCorrespondent ISeptember 8, 2010

Five Reasons Why the Texas Rangers Make the World Series

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    If you look in the National League, you see teams that have surprised many, such as the Braves, Reds, and Padres.

    In the American League, it's a whole other story.

    The Yankees and Rays look like the best teams in the AL, maybe even baseball, but in this slideshow, I will tell you why the Rangers are going to edge them out and make the Fall Classic.

Cliff Lee

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    Yes, he is struggling right now. But Cliff Lee is one of the best starters in the game, and he is the best strikeout pitcher in my opinion.

Rest of the Starting Rotation

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    The Rangers rotation is the most underrated rotation in baseball. With pitchers like Tommy Hunter, Rich Harden, and Colby Lewis, the Rangers are ready to make a run.

Nolan Ryan

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    If he can't spark a team to make a World Series run, who can? With this guy as the Rangers' president, he will make sure everything goes right.

Ron Washington

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    A candidate for Manager of the Year, Ron Washington is a very experienced manger. The only problem is he doesn't have a lot of playoff experience.

    With the Rangers' starting rotation and the lineup depth, he should be fine.

Lineup Depth

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    The Texas Rangers' lineup in my opinion is the best in baseball. With names like Josh Hamilton, Ian Kinsler, Vladimir Guerrero, Bengie Molina, and Nelson Cruz, this lineup is going to be dangerous in every ballpark it plays in.