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Rangers turn to Gallardo for Game 1 of ALDS

ARLINGTON, Texas _ Yovani Gallardo will pitch for his hometown team in the first game of the American League Division Series, a nice footnote for the Fort Worth resident as the Texas Rangers make their first playoff appearance since 2012.tmpplchld But the decision to put him up against the mighty Toronto Blue Jays offense had nothing to do with heartstrings or feel-good storylines. It was all about a big, fat zero.tmpplchld That's how many runs Gallardo allowed in two starts covering 13 2/3 innings against the Blue Jays this season. With Cole Hamels unavailable, Gallardo prevailed based on track year, this year and in the past.tmpplchld Game 1 of the ALDS will be at either 2:37 p.m....