The Texas Rangers won game four of the Major League Baseball World Series, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-0 on Sunday night.

Derek Holland threw 8.1 innings of shutout baseball for the Rangers, while Mike Napoli provided the offensive firepower, with a three-run homer in the sixth inning.

The win by Texas evens-up the best-of-seven game series at two games apiece.

Game five is scheduled for Monday night, in Arlington, Texas.


Ian Kinsler #5, Nelson Cruz #17 and Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers celebrate after a Napoli three-run home run in the sixth inning during Game Four of the MLB World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 23, 2011 in Arlington, Texas.


The Associated Press, courtesy of, has the game recap.