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Yankees-Rangers: New York Crushes Texas in First of Three

Published by on June 2, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

In a battle of two first place teams, the New York Yankees trounced the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night, beating them 12-3 in the first game of a three game series.

The Bronx Bombers exploded in the bottom of the fourth inning, sending 10 batters to the plate and tacking on seven runs to take the lead away from Texas.

Losing 3-2, Johnny Damon tied the game at three with an RBI single to score Melky Cabrera.

Alex Rodriguez came up later in the frame and grounded into a fielder’s choice, allowing Jeter to score his 1,500th career run and take the lead, 4-3.

Jeter also had three hits in the game and widened his hitting streak to 16 games, the longest among Yankees with current hitting streak...

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