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Nelson Cruz #17 and the Texas Rangers celebrates after winning Game Six of the American League Championship Series 15-5 against the Detroit Tigers to advance to the World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2011 in Arlington, Texas.
They did it again. The Texas Rangers are back in the World Series.
Again this year, home field advantage goes to the National League after they won the All-Star game back in July. That means the Rangers will get just three home games in the best-of-seven series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Tickets through the club are sold out, according to TexasRangers.com, but some tickets still remain through brokering services.
Game 1 is Wednesday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
Game 2 is Thursday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
Game 3 is Saturday at the Ballpark in Arlington.
Game 4 is Sunday at the Ballpark in Arlington.
Game 5* is Monday at the Ballpark in Arlington.
Game 6* is Wednesday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
Game 7* is Thursday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.
*Games 5, 6 and 7 will be played only if necessary. All seven games will air on Fox with the first pitch in each game at 7:05 p.m. CT.
This is the second consecutive World Series series appearance for the Texas Rangers, and the second in their history. The St. Louis Cardinals are second only to the New York Yankees for the most World Series wins with 10 championships in 18 appearances. The Cardinals last championship was in 2006.