The New York Yankees were defeated by the Texas Rangers on Friday night. The game took place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York and the final score was 10-9. Michael Pineda started and for the second straight game he didn't pitch well. The bullpen wasn't very good either and the offense did hit three homeruns.
Pineda pitched six innings giving up eight hits and seven runs with four of them being earned. He walked one and struck out four and suffered his second loss of the season. Chasen Shreve pitched an inning giving up two hits and two runs with a strikeout, David Carpenter pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Justin Wilson pitched an inning walking one and striking out one.
Colby Lewis earned his fourth win of the season pitching 6 2/3 innings and giving up eight hits and five runs with three strikeouts. Sam Freeman pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up two hits and two runs, Tanner Scheppers pitched 2/3 of an inning giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout and Ross Ohlendorf recorded his first save by pitching an inning and giving up a hit and a run with a walk and a strikeout.
Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk, Carlos Beltran had a hit and Alex Rodriguez had two hits and an RBI. Mark Teixeira had a hit and an RBI, Brian McCann had a hit and an RBI and Chase Headley had a hit and drew a walk. Stephen Drew had a hit, Didi Gregorius had a hit and three RBI. Garrett Jones had a hit and three RBI, Slade Heathcott had two hits including a double and Rodriguez and McCann also each hit a double. Gregorius, Jones and Teixeira each hit a homerun and the Yankees were 4-10 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Gardner had a stolen base, Pineda and Gregorius each committed an error.
Delino Deshields had a hit and an RBI, Shin-Soo Choo had a hit and an RBI and Prince Fielder had two hits and four RBI. Mitch Moreland had two hits, an RBI and drew a walk, Elvis Andrus had two hits and Leonys Martin had two hits. Robinson Chirinos drew two walks, Thomas Field had two hits and two RBI including a double and Fielder hit two homeruns and Moreland also hit a homerun. The Rangers were 3-9 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base. Martin had a stolen base and Andrus was caught stealing. Chirinos committed an error.
In the third DeShields reached on a force attempt error. Two runs scored, Choohit an RBI single, Fielder hit a three run homerun, Moreland hit a solo homerun and the score was 7-0 Rangers. In the fourth McCann hit an RBI double to cut the lead to 7-1, Gregorius hit a solo homerun and the lead was cut down to 7-4. In the seventh Fielder hit a solo homerun to make it an 8-4 game. In the bottom of the seventh Rodriguez hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 8-5. Field hit a two run double in the eighth to extend the lead to 10-5. Jones hit a pinch hit three run homerun in the eighth to cut the lead to 10-8 and then in the bottom of the ninth Teixeira hit a solo homerun to make it 10-9 but that would be the final score. The Yankees have now lost four games in a row and will try to even the three game series on Saturday afternoon.