So our buddy John Royal was asked by the Associated Press to go over to Katy for a Christian Men's Rally, where Lance Berkman was introducing Josh Hamilton, upon whom the story was based.
In an email to Astros County, Royal said:
As the two joked before things got serious, Berkman fired off this:
"Did you really want the Rangers to win? Being from Houston, I felt like I was doing this city a favor. I don’t want Dallas to have the first ring in the major leagues here."