Baseball: Giants cruise to two-game lead
Cahal Milmo is the chief reporter of The Independent and has been with the paper since 2000. He was born in London and previously worked at the Press Association news agency. He has reported on assignment at home and abroad, including Rwanda, Sudan and Burkina Faso, the phone hacking scandal and the London Olympics. In his spare time he is a keen runner and cyclist, and keeps an allotment.
Saturday 30 October 2010
The Texas Rangers vowed to make the best use of home-turf advantage after being humiliated by the San Francisco Giants 9-0 in Game Two on Thursday evening to fall 2-0 behind in the best-of-seven World Series.
The Rangers dug themselves into a deep hole as their relievers unravelled in an ugly eighth inning that yielded seven runs, leaving a sombre mood in their locker room as jubilant Giants fans chanted: "Sweep, sweep, sweep."
The series now shifts to Texas for the next three games, the first of which is tonight, and third baseman Michael Young promised a Rangers revival. "There's no need for us to change anything," Young said. "We just need to produce different results."
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