The Houston Astros hit six home runs in the first four innings and went on to defeat the visiting Baltimore Orioles 11-7.
Ivan Nova and Freddy Garcia were added as starters to complete the pitching rotation for the New York Yankees.
New York Yankees pitcher Freddy Garcia has signed a one-year contract to return to the team for which he went 12-8 in 2011.
The New York Yankees agreed with pitcher Freddy Garcia on a contract that could pay the veteran right-hander up to $5 million, ESPN reported.
The New York Yankees lost pitcher Andy Pettitte to a broken ankle during a 5-4 win over the Cleveland Indians, while the New York Mets scored a season-high 17 runs against the Chicago Cubs.
Freddy Garcia returned from the disabled list to pitch the New York Yankees to a 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson hit two-run homers as the Major League Baseball-leading New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Angels 5-3.
The New York Yankees logged their third straight win over the Texas Rangers to extend their lead atop the American League.
The New York Yankees head to Boston after retaking a one-game division lead over Baltimore with a 13-3 rout of the Orioles.
The New York Yankees will focus on “pitching, pitching, pitching” as they seek to improve their starting rotation and bullpen during the Major League Baseball offseason, General Manager Brian Cashman said.
"That was nice, to give up two in the first and then get it back."
- Freddy Garcia on Jul 14, 2012