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Rangers' lineup shows Tigers its depth

Bottom of order does damage against Cy Young favorite Justin Verlander in Game 1

Updated: October 9, 2011, 9:34 AM ET
By Jim Reeves | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Now we know. If even Mother Nature can't stop the Texas Rangers, what chance does a mere mortal like Justin Verlander have?

Maybe Verlander, who won 24 games this season and not only is a shoo-in for the American League Cy Young but is very much in the conversation for MVP, isn't really mortal at all. It didn't matter Saturday night at The Ballpark in Arlington.

The Rangers, who handed the remarkable Verlander one of only five losses on his ledger during the ...

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