The Yankees beat the Tigers, 7-1, on Saturday afternoon. >> Box score
- Masahiro Tanaka started for the Yankees and threw four scoreless frames and struck out seven hitters.
- Catcher Gary Sanchez hit his third home run of the spring, a two-run shot in the first inning. Sanchez finished the day 2-for-3 with three RBIs and two runs scored.
- DH Matt Holliday drilled a three-run home run in the fifth.
- Infield prospect Gleyber Torres added an opposite-field home run in the sixth inning.
- Bryan Mitchell threw four innings and allowed one run on three hits and a walk.
The Yankees take on the Braves in Tampa on Sunday at 1:05 p.m. CC Sabathia is expected to start for the Yankees.