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Yankees settle for split in Texas

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Oct 16, 2010 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Leave it to Sam to explain today’s game in eight words: The sequel wasn’t as good as the original. In basically a remake of last night’s game — starter struggles, bullpen holds steady, offense needs to rally — the Yankees couldn’t replicate last night’s heroics and took a 7-2 loss to the Rangers in Game 2 of the ALCS. Robinson Cano had a home run for a second night in a row, but Friday’s five-run eighth inning never happened. Instead, the struggles of Phil Hughes left the Yankees in a hole they couldn’t escape. One week after he pitched so brilliantly in the division series, Hughes allowed seven runs through four innings, his worst Texas outing by a country mile.

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