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Yankees Vs. Rangers Preview: Freddy Garcia To Take The Mound Against Texas

The New York Yankees and Texas Rangers kicked off their three-game set on Tuesday night from Yankee Stadium and the home team emerged victorious by a final score of 3-0.

The series resumes on Wednesday night and the Yankees will send Freddy Garcia to the mound to face the Rangers. In his last six starts versus Texas, Garcia is 4-0 and has an ERA of 1.75. Since replacing Andy Pettite in the rotation -- who is expected to begin throwing long toss this week as he recovers from a fractured left ankle -- the right-hander has gone 4-4 in eight starts to go along with an ERA of 3.83.

For more on the Yankees vs. Rangers series, check back to this SB Nation New York StoryStream. Meanwhile, for all your Yankees news, visit the SB Nation blog Pinstripe Alley. For more on the Texas Rangers check out Lone Star Ball.