Blue Park in Fort Myers, Florida and the final score was 3-2. David Phelps started for the Yankees
and pitched well. The Yankees bullpen was outstanding and Ichiro Suzuki had a couple of RBI.
Phelps pitched six innings giving up two runs on four hits. He got into trouble in the sixth as he tired but was able to get through it and preserve the lead. He walked two and struck out three. Chris Leroux pitched 1 1/3 perfect innings, Fred Lewis gave up a hit in 2/3 of an inning and had a strikeout and Matt Daley pitched one perfect inning.
Suzuki had a hit and two RBI, Dean Anna had a hit and Eduardo Nunez had a hit. Mark Teixeira drew a walk, Cervelli had a hit and an RBI and Zoilo Almonte drew a walk. Adonis Garcia had a hit, Zelous Wheeler had a hit and drew a walk and Wheeler hit a double and Cervelli hit a homerun. The Yankees were 1-2 with runners in scoring position and left six men on base. The Yankees will play the Pittsburgh Pirates at home on Friday night.