Yankees Vs. Rangers, ALCS Game 6: Vladimir Guerrero Two-Run Double Knocks Phil Hughes Out

The Rangers got a bit of a bad break in the top of the fifth, when a bad call by Brian Gorman allowed the Yankees to tie the game up. But rather than feel sorry for themselves, the Rangers came out in the bottom half and took the lead right back.

Mitch Moreland led off with an infield single to Robinson Cano, as Phil Hughes wasn't able to cover first base in time to beat Moreland to the bag. He then advanced to second on a grounder by Elvis Andrus, and advanced to third on a grounder by Michael Young.

In stepped Josh Hamilton, who the Yankees again elected to walk intentionally to face Vladimir Guerrero. This time, it backfired.

Guerrero got ahead 1-0 and drove a hanging curveball into straightaway center over Curtis Granderson's head, driving in a pair of runs to put the Rangers on top 3-1. Joe Girardi immediately came out of the dugout to pull Hughes and bring David Robertson into the game. Hughes' line:

4.2 innings
4 hits
4 walks
3 strikeouts
83 pitches (49 strikes)

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