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Middle infield at heart of Texas win

Ian Kinsler, Elvis Andrus combine to dance around bases on both sides of ball

Updated: October 21, 2011, 1:24 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler does a lot of things on a baseball field. But "lying low" is not among them.

Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night will go down as a vintage Kinsler ballgame. He contributed two singles and a walk in Texas' 2-1 victory over St. Louis, and provided the big stolen base that might have saved the Rangers' season. His uniform, as always, was caked with dirt by the middle innings.

Kinsler booted a ground ball for ...

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