NEW YORK (AP) — Nestor Cortes took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning before Eli White singled, and Anthony Rizzo doubled in a run in the bottom half to lift the New York Yankees over the Texas Rangers 1-0 for their sixth straight series win.
A 27-year-old left-hander making his 22nd big league start and sixth this season, Cortes pitched a career-high 7 1/3 innings, walked four and struck out 11.
Yanks took the 3-game series from the Rangers
The Yankees took two-out-of-three from Texas in the 3-game series.
White, the Rangers’ No. 9 batter lofted a 1-2 fastball into short center field for a clean hit on Cortes’ final pitch.