Kinsler, though, spoiled Garcia's outing and kept the Rangers from losing the first two games of the World Series for a second consecutive year.
"It wasn't a series-saving rally, but it was huge," he said. "We're just happy that the series is tied up and we're going back to Texas."
|Former MU Base Cadet Ian Kinsler|
Enter Ron Washington. You might have expected a bunt from Elvis Andrus, who led the league with 17 sacrifice bunts last year and laid down 16 more this year. Washington flashed a signal to third-base coach Dave Anderson, who relayed the secret to Andrus.♦ Key stat: Kinsler's hitting .571 (espn.com)
Kinsler had something else in mind.
Ian Kinsler is doing everything you want from your leadoff hitter.♦ Podcast: Ian Kinsler is better than you think (espn.com)
In two games he has five hits, a walk, a stolen base and has scored a run. And he usually struggles on the road, which bodes well for him returning to Rangers Ballpark.