The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7 to win the franchise's 11th World Series title.

Cards' ace Chris Carpenter got the start and victory, pitching six innings of two-run ball. He allowed six hits, two walks and struck out five.

Both of Texas' run came in the 1st inning on RBI double's from Josh Hamilton and Michael Young.

St. Louis tied it up in the bottom half of inning on a two-run double from David Freese. Freese was also responsible for Thursday's Game 6 walk-off homer, and the game tying two-RBI triple in the 9th inning.

Yadier Molina drove in two-runs of his own, while the Cards got an RBI each from Allen Craig, Lance Berkman and Rafael Furcal.

The Rangers, who appeared in the World Series for the second consecutive season, have never won the league championship.

St. Louis' last World Series title came in 2006.