“ things didn’t work out well for me there and I am pretty excited to be playing for the Texas Rangers,” Jankowski said this week.
Seizing the opportunity he was presented, Jankowski took Adolis Garcia’s spot in the starting lineup in Tuesday’s Game 4 of the World Series and went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in his team’s 11-7 victory over the Diamondbacks that set the stage for the Rangers to win the franchise’s first World Series withFor Jankowski — a former Stony Brook standout — it has presented the chance of a lifetime. He was back in the lineup as the right fielder and batting ninth on Wednesday.
“I got some good sleep night,” said Jankowski, who went 0-for-3 with a walk in Wednesday’s clincher. “That being said, yeah, it was a different experience for me. It’s one of the things I’ll reflect upon in a couple of weeks, once this job is done.” “He’s been solid for us with the injuries we’ve had to deal with,” Rangers manager Bruce Bochy said. “He gives you defense, speed. He gives you good at-bats up there. He has good discipline at the plate. Just a solid signing for us. headtopics.com
“It wasn’t a great decision by me,” Lovullo said. “I have got to be better, no doubt about it. I’ve been in situations like that. I’ve been in the dugout with a hot hitter. I’ve been watching hot hitters. We’ve got to be better.”The only managers with at least four World Series titles: Joe McCarthy (seven), Casey Stengel (seven), Connie Mack (five), Walter Alston (four) and Joe Torre (four). Bochy won three of his titles with the Giants.
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