Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 7/24/13
Two days ago, Matt Garza packed up in Chicago and headed to Texas. Tonight, he took the mound for the first time in a Rangers uniform to face the Yankees. The first inning was a little rough as the first two batters reached base.  One even advanced to third.  But Garza escaped that frame without too much damage and pitched into the 8th.  He wasn’t quite so lucky in the 6th when he committed a throwing error with the first hitter.  That runner went on to score.  But it ended up being the Yankees’ only run of the night, so it wasn’t a huge deal even if it felt a little crappy at the time. Garza owes a little of his good night to A.J. Pierzynski.  AJP wasn’t behind the plate tonight, but he did plenty of damage at the plate. He had two hits and one RBI with each of them.  The first was a single to put the Rangers on top in the 1st inning, and his second hit was a solo home run in the 6th to give the Rangers a lead again.  That’s a catcher for you … always bailing out his pitcher … even...
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