Texas Rangers defeat Arizona Diamondbacks to win first World Series in franchise history

Rangers defeated Diamondbacks 5-0 in Game 5
Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers on Wednesday night defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks to win the first World Series in their 63-year franchise history.

The Rangers defeated the Diamondbacks 5-0 in Game 5.

They were held hitless until the seventh inning when World Series MVP Corey Seager hit an opposite-field single, which was followed that inning by an RBI single by Mitch Garver to break a scoreless tie.