Rangers take 2-0 lead

The Texas Rangers may have left it until the 14th inning, but they triumphed over the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five American League Division Series.

Backup infielder Hanser Alberto put the Rangers in front with his RBI single in the 14th before Delino DeShields extended their lead via an infield hit. 

Prior to the dramatic finish in the 14th, the Rangers got off to an excellent start as they took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first thanks to an RBI single by Shin-soo Choo and a throwing error from Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin.

However, Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson, who was back in the line-up after being kneed in the head in Game 1, reduced the deficit with a solo home run. 

The Blue Jays allowed the Rangers to get another run in the second, but an RBI single by Martin and an RBI groundout by Kevin Pillar brought them level at 3-3. 

In the fifth inning, the Blue Jays found themselves in front following an RBI single by Ben Revere. But, the Rangers tied the game at 4-4 in the eighth thanks to Mike Napoli's RBI single. 

With both sides refusing to give anything away, it wasn't until the 14th inning that the Rangers broke the deadlock by scoring two runs, which was enough to earn them a hard-fought 6-4 win. 

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