CC Sabathia was dealing: 8IP, 3ER, 6H, 1BB, 7K.
Brett Gardner went 2 for 5 with a double and a homer from the 9 spot. Alex Rodriguez had a double and a grand slam. Russell Martin slugged 2 home runs, now exceeding his total from 2010.
Some required reading for your Easter Sunday:
Joe Posnanski is at his usual stupendous level of non-sequiturs and brilliant insights.
Albert Lyu of Fangraphs weighs the pros and cons of Field f/x potentially going public.
Ben Spigel at the New York Times writes about Cano's love for band boxes (though that's now he phrases it). He also has notes on Phil Hughes' simulated game and Ivan Nova's mechanics.
Max Marchi uses some really cool pictures to analyze the hitting tendencies of batters around the league. About three quarters of the way through the article, Max takes a look at Mark Teixeira and finds that Tex's pull happy approach is as much reaction as game plan; Tex pulls the ball because he's being pitched inside.