The Yankees dropped both halves of their split-squad games on Thursday, 9-1 to St. Louis and 10-6 to Detroit.
- Austin Romine picked up three hits and drove in two runs against the Tigers. He was named backup catcher by Joe Girardi on Thursday, too. >> Read more…
- Michael Pineda gave up six runs and seven hits over five innings against the Cardinals. He had given up just one run in nine earlier spring training innings.
- The lone RBI against St. Louis came from Lane Adams.
- Three minor league pitchers got charged with nine earned runs in the loss to Detroit.
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Girardi named most of his 25-man roster on Thursday >> Read more…
Masahiro Tanaka will start on Opening Day against Houston.
The Yankees head to Miami for two exhibition games against the Marlins on Friday and Saturday.