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MLB: Texas 4, St. Louis 0

Oct. 23, 2011 at 11:39 PM
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ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Derek Holland pitched 8 1/3 shutout innings Sunday, pacing the Texas Rangers' 4-0 victory over St. Louis and evening the World Series at two wins apiece.

Holland (1-0) baffled the Cardinals on two hits and a pair of walks while striking out seven in a dominating performance in which 76 of his 116 pitches were strikes.

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Neftali Feliz recorded the final two outs to wrap up the victory for Texas, which shut down the Cardinals' offense after yielding 16 runs in Saturday's Game 3 loss.

Mike Napoli cracked a three-run homer -- his second of the World Series and third of the post-season -- and Josh Hamilton added an RBI double for the Rangers, who will seek to a grab a 3-2 lead in Monday's Game 5 in Arlington.

Edwin Jackson (0-1) absorbed the loss for the Cardinals, allowing three runs on three hits over 5 1/3 innings.

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