Wang settles down in loss to Tribe
Righty allows run in first, then tosses three solid frames
INDIANS 4, YANKEES 3
at Tampa, Fla.
Sunday, March 11
Yankees on the mound: Chien-Ming Wang allowed one run -- Dellucci's home run -- and four hits over four innings in his third start of the spring. The right-hander threw 61 pitches (39 strikes), walking one and striking out four. Closer Mariano Rivera allowed a double to Josh Barfield in a scoreless fifth inning, his third appearance of the spring. Top prospect Phil Hughes allowed two runs in the sixth, walked two and threw a wild pitch.Grapefruit League records: Indians 8-4; Yankees 8-2-1. Up next: The Yankees travel to Fort Myers on Monday, facing the Red Sox in a 7:15 p.m. ET start. Right-hander Carl Pavano makes his second start of the spring for New York, with knuckleballer Tim Wakefield slated for Boston.
The Indians travel to Bradenton, Fla., on Monday to play the Pirates at 1:05 p.m. Left-hander Jeremy Sowers is scheduled to start for Cleveland, with right-hander Tony Armas Jr. going for Pittsburgh.
Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.