News 'n Notes:
Texas won the first game of the ALDS 3-2 over Detroit through some rain delays. Former Brewer Nelson Cruz hit a solo home run and David Murphy tripled in a run and scored himself to lead the Rangers. CJ Wilson made it through 4.2 innings, giving up two runs on six hits and five walks. Five Rangers relievers pitched 4.1 shutout innings to preserve the lead. Justin Verlander gave up all three Rangers runs in four innings. Ramon Santiago went 3-4 for the Tigers (the only multi-hit game of the night) and scored a run, while Austin Jackson drove in a run and scored one himself.
Texas 1, Detroit 0
Milwaukee 0, St. Louis 0
The Brewers have Zack Greinke (16-6, 3.83 regular season; 0-0, 7.20 postseason) going up against Jaime Garcia (13-7, 3.56; 0-1, 3.86) and the Cardinals.