Nathan Eovaldi took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Jacoby Ellsbury and Starlin Castro hit home runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers, 3-1, Monday at Globe Life Park. >> Read the full recap at SNY.tv here.
- Eovaldi (1-2) pitched seven scoreless innings and didn't give up a hit until Texas' Nomar Mazara hit a clean single through the left side of the infield to start the seventh inning.
- Eovaldi retired 17 of the first 19 batters he faced. Prince Fielder reached on an error in the second inning, but was retired on a double play. Eovaldi walked Mazara with one out in the fourth inning.
- Ellsbury went 2 for 5 and hit his first home run of the season in the third inning to give the Yankees a 1-0 lead.
- Later in the third inning, Mark Teixeira drove in Carlos Beltran with an RBI double to make it 2-0.
- Castro hit a solo home run off Cesar Ramos (0-1) in the top of the sixth inning that gave New York a 3-0 lead.
- Dellin Betances allowed a solo home run to Brett Nicholas in the bottom of the eighth inning.
- Andrew Miller pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning for his fifth save of the season.
Luis Severino (0-2, 4.86 ERA) will face A.J. Griffin (2-0, 3.18 ERA) on Tuesday at 8:05 p.m. ET.