Maybe Wash knows what he's doing

Rangers manager sticking to his Game 7 pitching plan, and we shouldn't second-guess it

Updated: October 27, 2011, 3:41 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

ST. LOUIS -- Ron Washington is giving the ball to Matt Harrison if the Texas Rangers need to play Game 7 of the World Series.


End of story.

Rain postponed Game 6 on Wednesday, creating an opportunity for Washington to start Derek Holland in a Game 7 on regular rest, if he wants.

He doesn't.

For Washington, Wednesday's steady drizzle had no effect on his decision to start Harrison in a potential Game 7. To him, this is a no-brainer.

And, get this, ...

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