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ALCS Game 6 tidbits: Texas 15, Detroit 5

ALCS Game 6 tidbits: Texas 15, Detroit 5

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• Michael Young had two doubles in the third inning, becoming the first player in League Championship Series history with multiple extra-base hits in one inning. He also became the fourth player ever with multiple extra-base hits in a postseason inning, with the other three coming in the World Series and the last time coming from Jacoby Ellsbury in 2007.

• The five RBIs by Michael Young tied a club record for a postseason game. The other was Nelson Cruz in Game 2.

• The Rangers are the fifth team to score at least nine runs in an inning in a postseason game. The last team to do it was the Angels in 2002 ALCS against the Twins.

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• The Tigers scored seven runs off of Derek Holland in two games, all of which were scored via the home run.

• The Rangers became the second team to win a best-of-seven series with relievers getting all of the team's wins, joining the 1997 Cleveland Indians, who did so in the ALCS.

• Nelson Cruz's six home runs and 13 RBIs in the series are both postseason records.

• Miguel Cabrera became the fifth player in Tigers history to hit two home runs in a postseason game.

• The Tigers hit 13 home runs in the ALCS. Ten of the 13 were solo homers.

• The 15 runs by Texas tied for most runs scored by a winning team in an elimination game. The other was the Braves' 15-0 win over the Cardinals in Game 7 of the 1996 NLCS.

• The Rangers are the first American League team to go to consecutive World Series since the Yankees went to four straight from 1998 through 2001.

Chris Vannini is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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