Rangers Blow Early Lead To Yankees 21-5

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

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ARLINGTON (AP) – Everything was looking good for the Texas Rangers after a five-run first inning.

They didn’t get another hit after that, and couldn’t stop the New York Yankees.

New York quickly overcame the big early deficit with 11 runs in the second inning, and went on to a 21-5 victory Tuesday night as the Rangers lost for the 12th time in their last 13 home games.

“My overall take is it’s not the way we want to play the game of baseball. We struggled the whole night,” manager Jeff Banister said. “We gave up 15 freebies — two catcher’s interference, one error and the rest hit batters and walks.”

Texas was up 5-0 after Yankees starter Chis Capuano retired only two of the 10 batters he faced in the first inning, allowing three hits and walking five.

But Diego Moreno (1-0), recalled…

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