Game 3 Update: Rangers Knock Out Lohse In 4th

Hey! Kyle Lohse isn't Roy Halladay!

Not even close.

Michael Young led off the bottom of the fourth with a solo home run, just over the right-field wall.

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And after Adrian Beltre singled, Nelson Cruz hit a high change-up to almost exactly the same spot.

Three batters in, and the Rangers had turned a 5-0 blowout into a 5-3 contest.

Entering the fourth inning of Game 3, the starting pitchers for both teams had combined for a sub-2.00 ERA in the World Series, threatening to completely turn around the trend that we saw in the League Championship Series.

But now Matt Harrison is gone and so is Kyle Lohse, who gave up another hit after Cruz's homer; Lohse didn't even last as long as Harrison. So with Fernando Salas taking over on the mound, it's now Cardinals 5, Rangers 3 ... and we've got another long battle of the bullpens.

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