TAMPA, Fla. -- Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia permitted one run in six innings against a lineup of Double-A hitters on Thursday and remains on track for Opening Day.
Sabathia scattered four hits -- three singles and a triple -- against the squad of Yankees Minor Leaguers on Field 2 of the George M. Steinbrenner Field complex. He threw 50 of 65 pitches for strikes, walking one and striking out four.
Sabathia had originally been scheduled to pitch against a lineup of Phillies Minor Leaguers at the Yankees' Himes Avenue complex, but the game was moved after heavy rains in the area on Wednesday evening.
Sabathia is scheduled to make his fourth Yankees Opening Day start on April 6 against the Rays at Tropicana Field.