Rangers rookie Guzman owns Yanks with 3 HRs
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NEW YORK — Manuel Guzman had never seen his son play major league ball in person because he’s never been a fan of planes.
He might want to rethink it going forward.
“In BP I was going at it. I (told him) don’t worry for today, if it’s a pitch over the plate, I am going to try to hammer it,” Guzman said.
Eight days after Boston’s Steve Pearce connected three times off the Yankees, the 23-year-old first baseman from the Dominican Republic duplicated the feat.
Guzman grounded out his first time up, then hit solo home runs in three straight at-bats. He batted again in the eighth with a chance to tie the big league record for homers in a game — no rookie has ever hit four — but struck out swinging against Chad Green.
Guzman had a total of 10 guests in the stands, including his mother, sister, two brothers and his Little League coach.
“That might be one of the