New York Yankees
Hiroki Kuroda pitched seven scoreless innings for his 10th victory, Mariano Rivera got gifts before posting another save and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 2-0 on Thursday to split the four-game series.
The Rangers honored Rivera before his final regular-season game in Texas, presenting baseball’s career saves leader with a pair of cowboy boots inscribed with the New York Yankees logo, his name and No. 42.
Matt Garza pitched into the eighth inning of his Rangers debut, the only run he allowed unearned after his throwing error, and Texas beat the New York Yankees 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Closer Joe Nathan blew just his second save of the season, as the Yankees scored two runs in the ninth inning to escape with a 5-4 win over the Rangers on Tuesday night.
Yu Darvish allowed two singles over 6 1-3 scoreless innings in his first start in 16 days, combining with three relievers on a three-hitter as the Texas Rangers beat the New Yankees 3-0 Monday night.
Though the Dallas Cowboys can boast only one playoff win since 1996, they continue to be the most valuable franchise in the NFL.
Rangers starting pitcher Justin Grimm had a great outing in New York on five innings pitcher, giving up three runs with four strikeouts.
Derek Holland tamed a team that often tagged him, pitching a two-hitter as the Texas Rangers finished up an impressive road trip by beating the New York Yankees 2-0 Thursday.
Nelson Cruz homered and the Texas Rangers got consecutive two-run doubles from Adrian Beltre and A.J. Pierzynski in an 8-5 victory over the New York Yankees.
Ichiro Suzuki homered off Tanner Scheppers with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
Whether as a starter or a reliever, David Phelps will likely be an integral part of the Yankees.
Finally, we’ve heard the rumors that the Yankees are interested in Josh Hamilton. Signing the former Rangers slugger would go against New York’s recent trend of saving money.