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History Highlights for May 22

There was not much to like in the 10-9 loss the Yanks suffered at the hands of visiting Texas on May 22, 2015, as the Rangers put up a seven spot in the top of the third against Michael Pineda, with considerable help from two errors, one by Big Mike himself. They got just four hits that frame, but two loud ones were over the wall, by Mitch Moreland and Prince Fielder. Sadly, had David Carpenter not failed in relief yet again in this one, the Bombers’ comeback might have been successful, with three-run jacks from Didi Gregorius and Garret Jones getting the home team close. A Mark Teixeira ninth-inning jolt left New York one run short however, and one-time Yankee Ross Ohlendorf chalked up the save. Slade Heathcott reached base three of four times in this, his first start, including a booming double in his first at bat. Continue reading

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