Cruz hits grand slam in 11th, Texas beats Tigers

Nelson Cruz hit the first game-ending
grand slam in postseason history, lifting the Texas Rangers over
the Detroit Tigers 7-3 in 11 innings Monday for a 2-0 lead in the
AL championship series.
Cruz also hit a tying home run in the seventh inning. His second
homer of the game was a high drive to left off Ryan Perry with
nobody out in the 11th.
Both teams blew bases-loaded chances in the ninth. Texas
relievers combined for 8 1-3 scoreless innings.
Game 3 is Tuesday night in Detroit. Colby Lewis starts for the
defending AL champion Rangers against Doug Fister.