Mark Lindquist

Morning round-up
9:24 am
Tue October 25, 2011

Morning headlines: Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Members of the Texas Rangers celebrates after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 to take game 2 of the World Series in St. Louis on October 20, 2011.
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Cardinals lose Game 5 to Texas Rangers

The Ranger's Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning against Marc Rzepczynski , and the team rallied from a two-run deficit to beat the Cardinals 4-2  last night and take a 3-2 World Series lead.

Solo home runs by Mitch Moreland in the third and Adrian Beltre in the sixth off Chris Carpenter sparked the Texas comeback. Michael Young doubled off loser Octavio Dotel leading off the eighth. Darren Oliver got the win in relief of C.J. Wilson.

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