The New York Yankee defeated the Texas Rangers on Monday night. The game took place at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas and the final score was 6-2. Ivan Nova started for the Yankees and pitched ok, he was limited though due to a tired arm. The Yankees bullpen was really good and Chase Headley and Didi Gregorius each had three hits.
Nova won his third game of the season, he pitched five innings giving up five hits and two runs with two walks and three strikeouts. Chasen Shreve pitched two innings walking one and striking out four, Justin Wilson pitched an inning giving up a walk and he struck out one and Dellin Betances pitched an inning walking one and striking out one.
Matt Harrison lost his second game of the season pitching six innings and giving up six hits and six runs with two walks and two strikeouts. Sam Freeman pitched an inning giving up a hit and Phil Klein pitched two innings giving up four hits and he walked one and struck out one.
Brett Gardner drew a walk, Chris Young had a hit and an RBI and Alex Rodriguez had a hit and an RBI. Mark Teixeira had a hit, Brian McCann had a hit and Carlos Beltran drew two walks. Headley had three hits, Gregorius had three hits and four RBI and Brendan Ryan had a hit. Headley hit a double, ryan hit a triple and Gregorius and Rodriguez each hit a homerun. The Yankees were 2-4 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. McCann committed an error.
Shin-soo Choo drew a walk, Prince Fielder had a hit and Mitch Moreland had a hit and drew two walks. Josh Hamilton had a hit and drew a walk, Elvis Andrus had a hit and an RBI and Leonys Martin had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk. Andrus and Moreland each hit a double adn the Rangers were 1-12 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base. Martin had a stolen base and had an outfield assist.
In the second Andrus had an RBI double to take a 1-0 lead and Martin had an RBI single to make it 2-0. In the third Gregorius hit a two run homerun to tie the game at two and Young hit a sac fly to make it 3-2 in the third. In the sixth Rodriguez hit a solo homerun to extend the lead to 4-2. In the seventh Gregorius hit a two run single making it 6-2 and that would be the final score. The Yankees have won three of four on their current ten game road trip and will play game two of four on Tuesday night in Texas.