Yankees top Rangers 2-1 in rain-shortened game

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

NEW YORK CITY, New York (AP) -- Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking homer off All-Star ace Yu Darvish, and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game called in the fifth inning under bizarre circumstances.

David Phelps (5-4) pitched out of a jam just before the storm, and Francisco Cervelli doubled twice to help the Yankees win for the fifth time in six games on a 10-game homestand following the All-Star break.

New York has taken two of the first three in a four-game series that ends Thursday afternoon.


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