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Cruz's slam in 11th gives Rangers 2-0 lead in ALCS

Nelson Cruz and the Texas Rangers are headed 0 series lead.

All it took was two days, 11 innings and a mammoth homer.

Cruz belted the first walkoff grand slam in postseason history in the bottom of the 11th on Monday to give Texas a 7-3 win over the Tigers in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series.

Cruz, whose homer in Game 1 was the difference in a 3-2 win, sent Ryan Perry's 1-2 slider into the left field seats and celebrated the blast at home plate with his teammates.

Game 3 is Tuesday in Detroit, a quick turnaround after Game 2 was postponed Sunday by the threat of inclement weather, although it never rained in Arlington.