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The Amazing Switch-pitcher!

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The enigmatic Pat Venditte will follow CC Sabathia in the matinee affair at 1:05 against the Braves. Unfortunately, that game will only be televised on

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 -

Game 1: 9-6 loss

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.

Game 2: 5-3 win

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.