Dallas Fox Station Alerted Viewers That The Rangers Had Won The World Series In The 9th Inning

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Friday October 28th, 2011

Fox 4 KDFW in Dallas reportedly sent notifications to users of their mobile application that the Texas Rangers had won the World Series, just moments before the team blew a ninth inning lead in Game 6 last night, according to Darren Rovell of MSNBC.

“The Texas Rangers have won the World Series,” the alert said. “Watch coverage on Fox 4 News and myFoxdfw.com.”

The alert came in the ninth inning when the Rangers held a 7-5 lead with two outs left in the bottom of the ninth inning. Texas needed just one more strike to clinch their first ever World Series, but a two-run Triple by the Cardinals’ David Freese tied the game, sending it to extra innings.

The Rangers would also enter the bottom of the 10th with a two run lead, but inevitably lost in the bottom of the 11th inning with a walk-off home run by Freese.

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