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Alexi Ogando is the first to flinch

Rangers' postseason bullpen stalwart unable to keep Cardinals at bay in Game 1

Updated: October 20, 2011, 2:48 AM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

ST. LOUIS -- Admit it, you're shocked Alexi Ogando gave up a key hit Wednesday night in Game 1 of the World Series.

It's OK.

You're not alone. We're just not used to seeing it.

Not when it comes to Ogando, the dude teammates have been calling the "Magic Man" because of the way he's been dealing since getting moved to the bullpen for the postseason.

But he failed to get the job done in Game 1.

In a taut, well-played pitchers' duel at chilly, blustery Busch Stadium, ...

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