The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon. The game took place at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida and the final score was 6-5. Adam Warren started for the Yankees and he didn’t pitch so well. The Yankees offense had nine hits but no one had more than a hit.
Warren pitched 3 1/3 innings giving up four hits and four runs with two walks and four strikeouts. Tommy Layne pitched to two batters and struck out one and Jonathan Holder pitched two perfect innings with a strikeout. Jon Niese pitched an inning giving up two hits and a run with a strikeout, J.P. Feyereisen pitched an inning with a walk and two strikeouts and Matt Marsh pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one and won his first game of the spring.
Brett Gardner had a hit, Mason Williams had a hit and an RBI and Matt Holliday had a hit and an RBI. Pete Kozma had a hit and an RBI, Greg Bird had a hit, an RBI and drew two walks and Starlin Castro had a hit. Zack Zehner had a hit, Austin Romine had a hit and an RBI and Tyler Wade had a hit. Wade hit a double and Bird hit a homerun. The Yankees were 5-9 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base. Hicks and Ellsbury each had a stolen base.
In the first Kendrys Morales hit an RBI single to give the Blue Jays a 1-0 lead. In the second Ryan Goins hit a two-run homerun to push the Blue Jays lead to 3-0. In the bottom of the second Bird hit a solo homerun cutting the lead to 3-1. Romine hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 3-2 still in the second. In the third Holliday hit an RBI single and the game was tied at three. In the fourth Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a solo homerun giving the Blue Jays the lead back at 4-3. In the seventh Devon Travis hit an RBI single and the lead was extended to 5-3. In the bottom of the seventh Williams hit an RBI single to cut the lead to 5-4. In the bottom of the ninth Williams reached on an error and a run scored to tie the game at five and Kozma hit an RBI walk-off single to give the Yankees a 6-5 win.