WATCH: Yankees Grounds Crew Struggles With Tarp; Rangers Skipper Not Happy

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Once the rain arrived, Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers never got another chance to come back against New York.

Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking homer off Darvish, and the Yankees beat the Rangers 2-1 Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game stopped in the fifth inning under bizarre circumstances.

“I don’t think it was intentional, but when you roll out the tarp, usually it makes it,” Rangers manager Ron Washington said. “That one didn’t make it.”

When the thunderstorm ended, the grounds crew did its best to dry out the field. But both managers expressed concern about players getting hurt on the soft basepaths, and the game was called after an unusual delay that lasted 1 hour, 49 minutes.

“What made me complain was because of them not being able to get the tarp on the field,” Washington said, adding he had never seen a similar…

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