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The Texas Rangers Are Not World Champions, Thanks To David Freese

Game Six featured eleven innings, five official errors, numerous others in judgment, and what will not be Albert Pujols' final plate appearance in a Cardinals uniform—a tenth-inning intentional walk—but it was an official game and then some, one the Texas Rangers did not win.

The Cardinals owe their stay of execution to David Freese, whose 9th-inning triple with two outs and two strikes forced extras, and whose 11th-inning walkoff homer ensured the first World Series game seven since 2002. Lance Berkman also fought off a two-strike, two-out 10th-inning guillotine by delivering an RBI single. That, of course, was forced by man-of-many comebacks Josh Hamilton, who gave the Rangers a 9-7 lead in the top of the 10th.


We'll be talking all about this game Friday, but for now, enjoy the majesty that is David Freese.


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