Rodriguez homers in 6-2 win over Rangers


On Alex Rodriguez‘s 40th birthday, he became the fourth player in Major League history to hit a home-run as a teenager and as a 40-year-old. Rodriguez’s home-run and Didi Gregorius‘s four RBI night eventually sent the Yankees to a 6-2 win over the Texas Rangers at Global Life Park in Arlington, Texas.

The Yankees first scored in the fourth on a Gregorius two-run home run followed by a SAC Fly by Chris Young.In the top of the sixth, Rodriguez hit his 24th home-run of the season and in the seventh, Gregorius hit a two-run single.

Ivan Nova gave up two runs on five hits while striking out three. Chasen Shreve pitched two scoreless innings, Justin Wilson pitched a scoreless eighth and Dellin Betances pitched a scoreless ninth.

What’s Next?

— The Yankees will head back onto the field tomorrow night as they attempt to take the series against the Texas Rangers. First pitch is at 8:05 p.m. and the game will air on FOX Sports 1.

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One Response to Rodriguez homers in 6-2 win over Rangers

  1. It happens consistently in Major League Baseball just before the game enjoys a reprieve for the All-Star Game. Some individual that should play in the Summer Classic doesn't get in, while others that may not be as meriting are picked.

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