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Rangers mix it up, make it happen

Offense's versatility manufactures rally over Cardinals, puts Texas in driver's seat

Updated: October 21, 2011, 3:01 AM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

ST. LOUIS -- No way the old station-to-station Texas Rangers would have won Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night at Busch Stadium.

All those teams could do was bash. And mash.

Ron Washington's Rangers are so much more versatile on offense -- and it's the reason they manufactured a pair of ninth-inning runs to slip past the St. Louis Cardinals and genius manager Tony La Russa, 2-1.

The Rangers tied the series at 1-1 with speed. And guile. And aggressiveness.

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