Boston Red Sox vs. Texas Rangers Tickets
About Boston Red Sox vs. Texas Rangers
East meets West! Boston Red Sox who play in the American League AL East Division and the Texas Rangers who are members of the same league’s West Division have a lot in common. Both teams are competitive, have a roster full of talented players and will be looking to win the World Series this season. The Red Sox already have eight World Series titles under their belt. They also have 13 AL Pennants and 8 East Division titles. Moving west, the Texas Rangers have yet to win their first World Series title. They have two AL Pennants and seven West Division titles to their name. Even though the Boston Red and the Texas Rangers have never played against each other in the postseason or the playoffs, the two teams so have an interesting history together.
Interesting Red Sox Rangers Moments/Games
The Ridiculously High Scoring Game- On August 12, 2008, the Red Sox and the Rangers played a ridiculously high scoring game. It all started with David Ortiz hitting a three run home run over to deep right field. Ian Kinsler returned the favor with a three run home run of his own at the top of the fifth. The game ended with the final score at 17 for the Rangers and 19 for the Red Sox, a total of 36 runs scored in nine innings.
The Eighteen Inning Game – The August 25, 2001 game between the team at the Ball Park in Arlington may not be a high scoring one, but it went on for six and a half hours. In front of forty thousand plus fans, the Red Sox and the Rangers fought for every base, run and out. In the end it was the Texas Rangers who came out on top with an 8–7 win.
The Red Sox and the Rangers at a Glance
With a sixty year gap, the Boston Red Sox have a better record than the Texas Rangers. Here is where the Texas Rangers stand against the Red Sox:
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Then longest winning streak for the Boston Red Sox was 10 games from August 7, 1970, to April 13, 1971. For the Texas Rangers their longest winning streak was 9 games from April 28, 1978, till May 30, 1979, against the Rangers.
The Greatest Red Sox and Rangers Ball Players
The Texas Rangers may not have been around for as long as the Boston Red Sox, they still boast an impressive lineup of past and present ball players. No Rangers list is complete without Nolan Ryan, Ivan Rodriguez and Juan Gonzalez. During the nineties it was this trio that helped Rangers keep their head above water. This was the reason the Rangers were able to score three West Division titles in 1996, 1998 and 1999. Adrian Beltre is another Ranger who is partly responsible for four playoff appearances and the high morale of the team. As for the Boston Red Sox, the greatest of all time include Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, Pedro Martinez and Roger Clemens. From the recent crop of players David Ortiz, Jason Varitek and Tim Wakefield have helped return the Red Sox to former glory. An interesting fact is Dom DiMaggio, the younger brother of Joe DiMaggio, played for the Boston Red Sox for nine years. He is the 7th in runs and 8th in hits leaders for the Boston Red Sox.
Watch the Rangers take on the Red Sox!
Before you get Boston Red Sox Vs Texas Rangers tickets, you must check out the seating charts at the Globe Life Park in Arlington and the Fenway Park in Boston. Also get make sure you know the Boston Red Sox Texas Rangers schedule. If you want to see how the Red Sox and the Rangers perform this upcoming season make sure you get your tickets at the right price. Cheap Boston Red Sox and Texas Rangers tickets are available here.