Monday night’s game was about as lopsided as a matchup as you can have: the Yankees against the Rangers and Gerrit Cole against Jordan Lyles. You would have never known which team is the one that is supposed to contend for the World Series, and which team is destined for 100 losses, or which pitcher will be in the conversation for not just Cy Young, but MVP, and which pitcher is barely hanging on to a career in the majors. The Yankees were embarrassed in the series opener in Texas.
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