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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Yankees.com: Seven-run sixth helps Yanks hold off Rangers

ARLINGTON—The Yankees erupted for their biggest inning of the season on Tuesday night, sending 11 men to the plate in a seven-run sixth inning. It could have been a laugher, but instead they had to hang on for a 12-11 victory over the Rangers at Globe Life Park.

Brett Gardner had four hits, including a homer, as the Yankees snapped a three-game losing streak. They rallied to wipe away an early deficit, helping Brandon McCarthy notch his third victory in four starts since joining the club earlier this month.

It didn’t come easily; J.P. Arencibia drove in seven runs for Texas, hitting a seventh-inning grand slam off Dellin Betances, Arencibia’s second homer of the night. Arencibia entered the game batting .152 and finished 4-for-4, also stroking a pair of doubles.

New York was limited to Gardner’s leadoff homer, his career-high 13th long ball of the season, before they pounded Rangers rookie Nick Martinez in the decisive sixth inning. The Yanks did their damage on five hits, two walks, a sac fly and an error.

That was a lot more stressful than it needed to be.

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