at Tampa, Fla.
Monday, March 16
Phillies at the plate: Geoff Jenkins and Matt Stairs doubled for Philadelphia, which was limited to five hits through six scoreless innings by New York pitching.Yankees at the plate: New York pushed its first run across in the third inning, as Cody Ransom walked and later scored on a Jason Donald throwing error. Jose Molina drove in a run later in the frame. Nick Swisher drilled a two-run single in the fourth, bringing home Eduardo Nunez, Brett Gardner and -- after Swisher was hung up between first and second bases -- Ransom with the Yankees' fifth run. Gardner added an RBI triple in a six-run sixth.
The Yankees will host the Pirates on Tuesday at Steinbrenner Field, facing off in a 7:15 p.m. start. Left-hander CC Sabathia will make his third Grapefruit League start for New York, with right-hander Virgil Vasquez on the mound for Pittsburgh. The game will be televised on MLB.TV.
Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.Less