Sergio Mitre pitches under the lights in Tampa against the Jays. That game will be televised on YES at 7:05.
(The famous video of Venditte facing a switch-hitter for the first time. The rules now state Venditte has to declare first which hand he'll pitch from.)
- Postgame(s) notes -
CC struggled, letting Atlanta score five times in 4.2 innings. Venditte entered and gave up a run in 1.1 innings. Zack Segovia closed out the game with a few more runs let in (2 ip, 3 er).
Swisher and Posada both hit their first homers of the spring. Jorge's was off old Joe Torre punching-bag Scott Proctor.
Sergio Mitre pitched very well yet again, lowering his spring ERA to 3.27 with six innings of two-run ball.
Marte, Mo and Logan closed out the game, allowing one unearned run in three frames.
Jeter: 2-3, 3B, BB, SB
Thames: 1-4, 2B
Arod: 2-3, BB
1 p.m. game tomorrow against Minnesota.