Texas Rangers defeat New York Yankees, 4-2

Alex Rodriguez has gotten much of the credit for the Yankees' terrific play lately.

But on a night when their lineup was a dud and Andy Pettitte struggled to throw strikes, A-Rod took most of the blame, at least from fans, for the Yankees' 4-2 loss to Texas.

Rodriguez drove in the team's first run of the game with an RBI single, but made three crucial outs in his other at-bats, stranding five runners with a double play and two strikeouts. He was booed each time by many ...