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Yankees 12, Rangers 4: Curtis Granderson Leads New York Rout

One night after missing several scoring opportunities in a 1-0 loss to the Cleveland Indians the New York Yankees pounded 14 hits and routed the Texas Rangers, 12-4, at Yankee Stadium. Curtis Granderson led Tuesday's onslaught with two hits, including his 21st home run, and four RBI. Granderson is now tied with Jose Bautista for the major-league lead in home runs.

The Yankees knocked previously unbeaten Texas starter Alexi Ogando (7-1) out of the game with a six-run second inning.

Nick Swisher and Robinson Cano also homered for the Yankees in the victory. CC Sabathia (8-4) pitched seven innings, allowing all four Texas runs, for the victory.

Prior to the game the Yankees placed shortstop Derek Jeter on the 15-day disabled list with a right calf strain. Infielder Ramiro Pena was recalled to take Jeter's roster spot. Jeter is six hits shy of becoming the first player to amass 3,000 hits as a Yankee.


Final - 6.14.2011 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Texas Rangers 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 8 0
New York Yankees 0 6 1 2 0 3 0 0 X 12 14 0
WP: CC Sabathia (8 - 4)
LP: Alexi Ogando (7 - 1)

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