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Spring Training Game Five: Yankees vs. Phillies

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Masahiro Tanaka makes his Yankees' (spring training) debut.

Leon Halip

CC Sabathia will get the start for the Yankees in the fifth game of spring training, but all eyes will be on Masahiro Tanaka. The Yankees' newest starting pitcher will make his spring training debut as the Yankees take on the Phillies in Tampa.


Brett Gardner - LF Ben Revere - CF
Derek Jeter - SS Jimmy Rollins - SS
Brian McCann - DH Domonic Brown - LF
Brian Roberts - 2B Marlon Byrd - DH
Francisco Cervelli - C Bobby Abreu - RF
Kelly Johnson - 3B Darin Ruf - 1B
Ichiro Suzuki - RF Cody Asche - 3B
Corban Joseph - 1B Cameron Rupp - C
Mason Williams - CF Cesar Hernandez - 1B

Available off the bench for the Yankees will be John Ryan Murphy (C), Jose Gil (1B), Addison Maruszak (2B), Dean Anna (SS), Yangervis Solarte (3B), Zoilo Almonte (LF), Antoan Richardson (CF) and Adonis Garcia (RF). Francisco Arcia, Peter O'Brien, Gary Sanchez, Jose Pirela, Zelous Wheeler and Jose Flores are available to DH. In addition to Tanaka and Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda is also scheduled to pitch as are Cesar Cabral and Dellin Betances. Robert Coello, Yoshinori Tateyama and Chris Leroux may also come out of the bullpen. David Buchanan will start on the mound for the Phillies.

The game can be seen on YES as well as on MLB Network.