Mark Teixeira first at-bats since March came in a simulated game at the Yankees minor league complex. It’s likely he’ll continued to play in simulated games for a while so that the Yankees can guarantee at-bats from both sides of the plate.
The newest new guy is here. Joe Girardi has Reid Brignac in his lineup (although it’s raining right now at 11:30). He’s down to play short and bat eighth. He arrived in town last night after being acquired Saturday from the Rockies, who had designated him for assignment after he batted .
Robinson Cano hit two home runs and David Phelps was solid again as the Yankees beat the hapless Blue Jays, 7-2, in front of 45,577 at Yankee Stadium. The first-place Yankees have now won eight of nine against last-place Toronto and lead the Jays by 10 games in the AL East. They got there thanks, [.