Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Mark Teixeira went 3-for-5 with two home runs and four RBI, clubbing the New York Yankees past the Texas Rangers by a 12-4 margin for the second straight game.

Eduardo Nunez and Ramiro Pena each had two hits, including solo homers, while Robinson Cano added a three-run shot for the Yankees, winners in five of their last six games.

Ivan Nova (6-4) was credited with the win after giving up four runs on seven hits in 5 2/3 innings.