On Saturday, the new york yankees picked up their 76th win of the MLB season as they defeated the Texas Rangers 3-1. Chase Headley and Tyler Austin had RBIs in the game, while Luis Severino worked seven solid innings to limit the home team to just one hit and one run. Here's the latest Yankees vs. Rangers game recap including top performers, statistics, and what's up next for these two MLB teams.

MLB game recap

In today's win, the New York Yankees saw strong pitching from Luis Severino who held the Rangers to a one-hitter for the game. Severino pitched for seven innings but gave up a run-scoring double in the fifth inning.

Still, he struck out ten batters during that stretch allowing just the one hit and one run. David Robertson checked in for the Yankees in the eighth inning and ended up with the win, moving him to a 7-2 record, while Aroldis Chapman earned his 17th save of the season.

Catcher Brett Nicholas scored today's only RBI for the Texas Rangers. His hit in the fifth inning scored third baseman Will Middlebrooks to give the Rangers a 1-0 lead. The Yankees were able to tie things up in the eighth inning with a sacrifice fly to center from Chase Headly. That scored Todd Frazier. In the top of the ninth inning, Tyler Austin hit a single that scored Aaron Judge. Two batters later, Chase Headley was asked with the bases loaded, bringing in another run for the Yankees' total.

Today's MLB matchup had over 38,000 fans in attendance with the game lasting just under three hours. During the game, Rangers center fielder Carlos Gomez had to leave with an injured ankle. Gomez left in the top of the third with the injury.

Standings & what's next

The New York Yankees improved their season record to 76-65 for the season with a 36-38 record on the road.

The Yankees are now 6-4 over their last ten games. New York tries for a second-straight win over the Rangers on Sunday afternoon. They'll send Jordan Montgomery to the mound for the 3:05 p.m. Eastern Time matchup.

As for the Texas Rangers, they're still a game over .500 at 71-70 and have a 38-31 record at home. Next up, they'll host the New York Yankees again at 3:05 p.m.

Eastern Time on Sunday afternoon. A.J. Griffin will be on the mound for the Rangers who are also 6-4 over their last ten games on the schedule.

New York remains two games ahead for the top MLB Wild Card spot. The Rangers are currently three games behind the Minnesota Twins for the second of those Wild Card spots.