Rangers win a classic with walk-off slam

Nelson Cruz hit two HRs to give Texas thrilling victory, and commanding lead in ALCS

Originally Published: October 10, 2011
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Who needs the Yankees and Red Sox anyway?

No one has body-slammed a septuagenarian coach to the turf, taken the mound with a bloody sock or questioned the ancestry of an ace pitcher. But give the Rangers and Tigers some time. The American League Championship Series is only two games old and already we've had a one-run win end with the tying run on first, a rainout on a day when it didn't rain, an injured player unexpectedly return to action and a walk-off grand slam by ...

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