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Friday morning Rangers things

That was pretty intense last night.

Last night also illustrates how narrow the difference between victory and defeat can be.  Ian Kinsler hits a flare to lead off the ninth that barely falls in, then steals second and is barely safe.  If the bloop is caught, or if Kinsler is an eighth of a second later in his jump from first base, the Rangers lose last night.

Instead, after getting shut down all game, the Rangers paired a couple of singles with a couple of sacrifice flies in the ninth to secure a 2-1 victory and even the World Series at one game apiece.

Jeff Wilson's game story calls Ian Kinsler the catalyst for last night's rally.

T.R. Sullivan's game story talks about the Rangers manufacturing runs to turn the series around yesterday.

Anthony Andro writes that the Rangers' feet led the way to the two ninth inning runs that made the difference.

Jeff Caplan has a story on Colby Lewis, who went 6 2/3 innings and kept the Rangers in the game long enough to give them an opportunity to come back in the ninth.

Chris Haft of writes that Elvis Andrus put on a defensive clinic last night, with a couple of highlight reel plays that helped keep the game close.

Richard Durrett looks at the two key non-hits that got the Rangers runs across in the ninth.

Evan Grant writes that, even injured, Josh Hamilton can impact the game.

Jeff Caplan writes that Neftali Feliz was a little amped up when he came into the game last night, but settled down to get out of the ninth to nail down the save.

Jean-Jacques Taylor has a column on the Rangers manufacturing runs to win yesterday.

Gil Lebreton writes that the World Series has featured a pair of nail biters so far.

The S-T's notes talk about Josh Hamilton's groin injury, which would have him on the d.l. if this were the regular season, Ron Washington's decision to pinch hit Esteban German in Wednesday's game, and Matt Harrison being scheduled for Game 3.

Randy Galloway has a column about yesterday's game, and the ninth inning rally in particular.