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Yankees split doubleheader with Rangers

The New York Yankees split a doubleheader with the Texas Rangers on Sunday at Yankee Stadium. New York won the first game, 2-1. Texas won the second game, 4-2.

In Game 1, Gerrit Cole got the start and allowed one run over 6.1 innings while walking one and striking out 10. Jonathan Loasiga and Clay Holmes each had scoreless outings in relief.

Gleyber Torres hit a walk-off home run in the ninth, which was his seventh career walk-off hit.

The Yankees’ other run came in the sixth when Giancarlo Stanton launched a sacrifice fly to left.


In Game 2, Jordan Montgomery got the start and surrendered a pair of runs over six innings. Michael King had a rough outing in relief as he allowed a run to score on a wild pitch and gave up a go-ahead two-run shot. Wandy Peralta recorded four outs without allowing a run.

Giancarlo Stanton crushed a two-run home run into the visitor’s bullpen in left-center in the third to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead.

Eli White put Texas on the board in the sixth with a solo home run to right.

The Rangers scored three runs all with two outs in the seventh to take a 4-2 lead. Jonah Heim scored on a wild pitch to tie the game and Brad Miller followed that with a pinch-hit two-run home run to right-center.

New York had just three hits.

The Yankees will send Nestor Cortes to the mound on Monday afternoon for the series finale. The first pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m.



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