Hiroki Kuroda struggled for the Yankees but Francisco Cervelli showed some power as the Yankees ended up in a tie with the Detroit Tigers with the score of 7-7 at George M Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida.
Kuroda went 3.2 IP, giving up six runs on 10 hits in easily his worst start of the Spring. 10 of the 18 batters he faced reached base and some of hits outs were made on the base-paths. He gave up two more runs in the fourth inning before he was lifted from the game.
The Yankees played a scoreless 10th inning before calling off the game.
– The Yankees will play a split squad series tomorrow and both games will be on MLB.TV. Some Yankees will head to Clearwater and face the Philadelphia Phillies where Ivan Nova will take the mound. Meanwhile, some Yankees will stay at GMS Field where where they’ll face the Orioles. Michael Pineda will take the mound during the home game. Both games are slated to begin at 1:05 p.m and the Yankees/Orioles contest will be on the YES Network.