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Cardinals to take on Rangers in World Series

By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 12:57 AM EDT, Mon October 17, 2011
The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday, and will now face the Texas Rangers in the World Series.
The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday, and will now face the Texas Rangers in the World Series.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The Cardinals have won the World Series 10 times, most recently in 2006.
  • For the Rangers, it will be their second straight appearance.

(CNN) -- The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 12-6 in Game 6 Sunday night to win the National League Championship Series.

The Cards will now take on the Texas Rangers in the World Series, which begins Wednesday.

St. Louis has won the World Series 10 times, most recently in 2006.

For the Rangers, it will be their second straight appearance.

Texas lost Major League Baseball's championship series last year to the San Francisco Giants.

They won this year's American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers in six games.

The World Series will start at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

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