Bradenton, FL (Sports Network) - Melky Mesa had a grand slam and scored two
runs and Kevin Youkillis had three RBI and two hits, including a two-run
homer, as the New York Yankees outslugged the Pittsburgh Pirates,
11-9, on Saturday.
Addison Maruszak and Brennan Boesch each plated a run for the Yankees, who saw
starter Ivan Nova pick up his first win of spring training after throwing five
innings of six-hit, four run ball, while striking out four batters.
Lucas May went 2-for-2 with two RBI and Pedro Alvarez had two doubles and one
RBI for Pittsburgh, which saw starter Phil Irwin last 2 1/3 innings and give
up six runs on seven hits in defeat.
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