Cliff Lee leads Rangers, guns blazing

Texas, seeking its first series win, acquired the lefty for moments like ALDS Game 1

Updated: October 6, 2010, 10:04 AM ET
By Jeff Caplan | ESPNDallas.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- When Cliff Lee walked into the Texas Rangers' clubhouse for the first time on that hot July day, he might as well have slung open the doors wearing a cocked cowboy hat, pointing a six-shooter and going by the name John Wayne.

A new sheriff was in town.

"A bona-fide ace," Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler said. "One of the best pitchers in the game."

Before Lee's arrival, the Rangers' rotation had pitched surprisingly well and the team had built ...

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