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World Series update: Cliff Lee's double helps Rangers extend lead

October 27, 2010 |  5:40 pm

Worldseries-chrisleelaz7jrn Texas ace Cliff Lee doesn't just know how the pitch -- he can also hit.

Thanks in part to Lee's double to left-center field, the Rangers scored another run to take a 2-0 lead over the Giants heading into the third inning.

Following Lee's double, Elvis Andrus drove in Bengie Molina from third on a sacrifice fly to center field. Molina, not the swiftest runner, might not have scored if San Francisco center fielder Andres Torres' throw to the plate had been on the mark. Molina opened the inning with a single to right field.

San Francisco's Aubrey Huff hit a two-out double to right field in the bottom of the inning before Juan Uribe struck out. Lee struck out Pat Burrell and Cody Ross popped out.

Related: World Series Game 1: Texas Rangers vs. San Francisco Giants, inning by inning

-- Austin Knoblauch

Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press