The New York Yankees were defeated by the Texas Rangers on Saturday afternoon. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 15-4. CC Sabathia started and didn't pitch well, Esmil Rogers was bad in relief, the defense was bad and Didi Gregorius was the only player with more than a hit.
Sabathia pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up seven hit snad six runs with a walk and four strikeouts. He lost his sixth game of the season. Rogers pitched three innings giving up four hits and seven runs with three walks and three strikeouts, Brandon Pinder pitched three innings and gave up four hits and two runs with three strikeouts and Garrett Jones pitched 2/3 of an inning with a walk.
Nick Martinez won his fourth game of the season ptiching seven innings giving up five hits and two runs with two walks and five strikeouts. Alex Claudio pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout and Anthony Bass pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a strikeout.
Brett Gardner drew a walk, Carlos Beltran had a hit and an RBI and Alex Rodriguez had a hit and drew a walk. Jones had a hit, Gregorius had two hits and an RBI and John Ryan Murphy had a hit and an RBI. Slade Heathcott had a hit and an RBI, Murphy hit a triple and Beltran and Gregorius each hit a homerun. The Yankees were 0-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Gardner had a stolen base and Beltran committed an error.
Delino DeShields had a hit and drew two walks, Shin-Soo Choo had two hits and four RBI and Prince Fielder had three hits and three RBI with a walk. Adrian Beltre had two hits, Mitch Moreland had a hit and Elvis Andrus had two hits and three RBI. Adam Rosales had two hits and an RBI, Carlos Corporan had a hit and an RBI and Jake Smolinski had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Corporan and Moreland each hit a double and Choo and Fielder each hit a homerun. The Rangers were 8-15 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Rosales and DeShields each committed an error.
In the third the Rangers scored 10 runs after scoring seven on Friday night in the third inning. The Rangers had a 10-0 lead and added to it in the sixth on a wild pitch, Andrus sac fly and a Rosales RBI single. Texas had a 13-0 lead when Beltran hit a solo homerun in the bottom of the sixth. In the seventh Fielder hit a two run homerun to make it a 15-1 game. Gregorius hit a solo homerun in the seventh to make it a 15-2 game. In the ninth the Yankees scored a couple more runs to make it 15-4 and that would be the final score. Murphy hit an RBI triple and Heathcott had an RBI groundout for his first major league RBI. The Yankees will try and avoid a sweep and end their losing streak on Sunday night. It is Bernie Williams night with the ceremony at 7 and the game at 8. Chris Capuano will start for the Yankees.