The Texas Rangers are headed to the World Series for the second year in a row.
Last year they were beaten handedly by the San Francisco Giants in five games; this year something feels different.
The emergence of Alexi Ogando and the addition of Mike Napoli has put this Rangers team over the top.
They were legitimately the second best team in the American League this season (behind the Yankees) and their postseason wins against Tampa Bay and Detroit have proven that they have what it takes to get it done in October—again.
This is a veteran team with World Series experience, but how do they match up against the teams that the American League has been sending over the past 10 years?
Let's take a look.