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World Series Game 5 update: Rangers, Giants remain scoreless after five innings

November 1, 2010 |  6:20 pm


World Series Game 5 between the San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers remained scoreless after five innings Monday night at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

The Giants' Tim Lincecum continued cruising along, retiring Ian Kinsler, David Murphy and Bengie Molina in order.

The Giants gave Texas starter Cliff Lee something to worry about in the top of the inning when Aubrey Huff led off with a high chopper and Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland dropped the close-range throw from second baseman Ian Kinsler.

But Lee then struck out Giants designated hitter Pat Burrell -- Burrell's ninth strikeout in the series -- and Edgar Renteria grounded into a double play.

The Giants hold a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven-game series and a win tonight would give them their first championship since 1954, when the team played in New York.

--Jim Peltz

Photo: Aubrey Huff #17 of the San Francisco Giants hits a single against the Texas Rangers in the fifth inning of Game Five of the 2010 MLB World Series at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on November 1, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. Credit: by Christian Petersen/Getty Images