World Series Goes to Game 7 Cardinals stay alive after wild night in St. Louis By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff Posted Oct 28, 2011 12:18 AM CDT Updated Oct 28, 2011 5:09 AM CDT 4 comments Comments The St. Louis Cardinals bench erupts after David Freese hits a walk-off home run during the 11th inning of Game 6 in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) (Newser) – The World Series is going to Game 7 for the first time since 2002 after a thrilling game in St. Louis. The Cardinals beat the Texas Rangers 10-9 in 11 innings, tying the series at 3-3. The team rallied from two-run deficits in the 9th and 10th innings before David Freese hit a decisive homer in the 11th, AP reports. The Rangers twice came within one strike of winning their first-ever World Series title. Game 7 is tonight; the Cardinals are hoping for their 11th title.