Matt Harrison saw his ERA rise to 5.43 with Monday afternoon's loss. (LM Otero/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
With the Rangers opening a seven-game homestand, Matt Harrison looked nothing like the pitcher who strung together 22 straight scoreless innings earlier this season. The Yankees chased Harrison after five sluggish innings, and aside from a couple of isolated doubles, the Rangers had no answer for Phil Hughes.
BATTING 2B: Cruz, N (9, Hughes, P), Hamilton (4, Hughes, P), Teagarden (2, Hughes, P). HR: Cruz,
N (12, 9th inning off Aceves, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Hamilton 2; Cruz, N 6; Teagarden 2. RBI: Cruz, N (32). Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Teagarden 2; Byrd; Kinsler. Team RISP: 0-for-8. Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING SB: Blalock (1, 2nd base off Hughes, P/Cash), Cruz, N (8, 3rd base off Hughes, P/Cash).
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