New York Yankees defeat Texas Rangers, 8-6

Despite A.J. Burnett's best efforts, there was no pie to the face to celebrate Melky Cabrera's latest game-winning hit.

But that didn't make Thursday's home run heroics any less sweet.

Cabrera snapped a tie game with a two-run homer in the eighth, lifting the Yankees to an 8-6 comeback win over the Rangers. Because it wasn't a walk-off win, Cabrera wasn't immediately greeted by Burnett and his trademark whipped cream pie, giving him a chance to avoid the dousing when Bu...