The New York Yankees were defeated by the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. The game took place at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas and the final score was 10-1. Luis Severino started and did not pitch well at all. Mark Teixeira and Ronald Torreyes each had two hits to lead the offense which didn't do much.
Severino pitched three innings giving up seven hits and six runs with two walks and a strikeout. He lost his third game of the season. Ivan Nova pitched four innings giving up five hits and three runs with no walks or strikeouts and Chasen Shreve pitched an inning giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts.
A.J. Griffin pitched eight innings for Texas and picked up his third win of the season. He gave up four hits and a run with a walk and five strikeouts. Tony Barnette pitched an inning giving up two hits and he struck out one.
Brett Gardner had a hit and drew a walk, Carlos Beltran had a hit and Teixeira had two hits and an RBI. Torreyes had two hits and the Yankees were 1-4 with runners in scoring position and left four men on base.
Roghned Odor had a hit and an RBI, Nomar Mazara had two hits and Adrian Beltre had a hit. Prince Fielder had a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Ian Desmond had two hits, two RBI and drew a walk and Mitch Moreland had two hits and two RBI. Elvis Andrus had three hits and an RBI, Brett Nicholas had a hit and an RBI and Beltre, Andrus and Nicholas each hit a double. Desmond and Odor each hit a homerun and the Rangers were 4-7 with runners in scoring position and left five men on base.
In the first Fielder hit an RBI single to make it 1-0 Rangers. In the third Desmond had an RBI walk, Moreland hit a two run single, a wild pitch made it 5-0 and a Andrus RBI single extended the lead to 6-0. In the fifth Desmond hit a solo homerun to push the lead to 7-0. Nicholas hit an RBI double in the sixth and it was 8-0 Rangers. Teixeira hit an RBI single to make it 8-1 in the seventh and in the bottom of the seventh a wild pitch made it 9-1 Texas. In the eighth Odor hit a solo homerun to make it 10-1 which would be the final score. The two teams will play the rubber game of the three game series on Wednesday night.