The Texas Rangers took an early 1-0 lead in the first inning when Elvis Andrus scored on a ground out by Vladimir Guerrero, setting the tone for Game 6 of the 2010 American League Championship Series.
Texas held a 1-0 lead until the top of the fifth, when Alex Rodriguez scored on a wild pitch by Colby Lewis to tie the game.
The Rangers did not let the tie last long. In the bottom of the fifth, Texas scored four runs on a two-run double by Vladimir Guerrero and a two-run homer by Nelson Cruz.
Colby Lewis and Neftali Feliz held the Yankees scoreless for the rest of the game, securing the first American League championship in Texas Rangers history.
Texas will face the National League champion San Francisco Giants in the 2010 World Series. Game 1 will feature a matchup of two of the best pitchers of our generation: Cliff Lee versus Tim Lincecum. The World Series begins Wednesday in San Francisco. The Giants have home field advantage because the National League won the 2010 All-Star Game.
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http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/gameday/index.jsp?gid=2010_10_22_nyamlb_texmlb_1 “New York Yankees at Texas Rangers ‘” October 22, 2010″ MLB.com. Retrieved October 26, 2010.