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The Texas Rangers have won the World Series for the first time in franchise history after pitcher Nathan Eovaldi produced six scoreless innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks collapsed late on in Game 5.
The Rangers headed to Chase Field with a 3-1 lead on Wednesday night, and an RBI single from Mitch Garver in the top of the seventh put them ahead, after Eovaldi's impressive display on the mound.
Despite a raucous home crowd, the Diamondbacks could not level things up, and the team collapsed in the top of the ninth to allow the Rangers three straight hits, which resulted in two more runs, to put them in clear air.
Marcus Semien then silenced the arena with a two-run home run minutes later - his second of the postseason - to ensure it was a dominant series-sealing victory for the