World Series: This was just the third time that a team one out from elimination in the World Series came back to win the game, according to STATS LLC.
World Series TV ratings are rising because this World Series is shaping up as a classic, with standout hitting and pitching performances.
The 107th World Series opens in St. Louis Wednesday night at 8:05 pm Eastern time. Here are some basic stats you should know about the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals.
World Series Game 2 saw the Texas Rangers bullpen implode again, similar to their dismal performance in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Yankees. A 9-0 win Wednesday night in World Series Game 2 gives the San Francisco Giants a 2-0 lead in the series.
The Texas Rangers excel in identifying potential players, then preparing them for the Big Leagues. Home-grown talent will be on display when they go to the World Series for the first time.