Pujols Powers Cardinals Past Brewers, Cruz Ends Game With Slam for Rangers

Albert Pujols drove in five runs with a homer and three doubles as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 12-3 and headed home with the best-of- seven National League Championship Series tied at a game apiece.

Earlier tonight at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas, Nelson Cruz hit the first game-ending grand slam in postseason history as the Rangers won 7-3 in 11 innings against the Tigers.

Texas leads the AL Championship Series 2-0, with the series heading to Detroit tomorrow night.

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