Ian Kinsler hit a two-out solo shot in the eighth, his second homer of the game, to give the Rangers a 7-2 lead entering the ninth inning. Give a tip of the cap to C.J. Wilson, who gave the Rangers two scoreless innings despite seeing the first two Yankees reach against him in the seventh. He responded by striking out Alex Rodriguez, Hideki Matsui and Nick Swisher, and tossing an easy eighth.
-- Jeff Wilson