Feb 26, 2011

Phillies top Yanks in Grapefruit League opener

Sardinha is looking to make the team as the #2 catcher
Final Score: Philadelphia 5, NY Yankees 4

Dane Sardinha's two-out, two-run single in the top of the eighth inning gave the Phillies the lead, and Philadelphia held on to top the Yankees, 5-4, in Grapefruit League action.

Sardinha finished 2-for-2 while both Pete Orr and Ross Gload knocked in a run for the Phillies, who won their fourth-straight National League East title in 2010 with a 97-65 record.

Brian Schlitter was touched for two runs on two hits in one inning of work but got the win thanks to scoreless eighth and ninth innings from Mike Zagurski and Jason Grilli, respectively.

Jorge Vazquez went 2-for-2 with a two-run homer in the seventh inning for the Yankees, who finished second the American League East in 2010 with a 95-67 record.

Eric Wordekemper allowed two runs on three hits in the eighth inning to suffer the loss.

Copyright: The Sports Network

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