JEFF PEARLMAN

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Today’s si.com column …

… is on Cliff Lee, the new Mike Scott.

Really, the ’10 Rangers-’86 Astros comparisons are pretty strong. First Texas-New York matchup in 24 years to determine a Series participant. Texas team is a big underdog. Texas team’s lone hope rests with an otherwordly starter.