Published March 10, 2013
DUNEDIN, Fla. – David Phelps kept up his strong spring training, allowing three hits over five innings in the New York Yankees' 3-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday.
Phelps, bidding for a rotation spot, has given up just one run in 14 innings over four starts. Juan Rivera had three hits, including a three-run double off Brett Cecil in the fifth.
Blue Jays left-hander J.A. Happ allowed four hits in 3 1-3 scoreless innings.
Yankees ace CC Sabathia, the expected opening day starter, threw 52 pitches during a simulated game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa. The left-hander, who had offseason left elbow bone spur surgery, is scheduled to make first exhibition start Friday against Miami.