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Fifth starter candidate David Phelps goes 5 scoreless innings, Yankees and Rays tie 3-3 in 10

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    New York Yankees starter David Phelps throws a warmup pitch before a spring training baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Tampa, Fla., Sunday, March 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)The Associated Press

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    Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer delivers during a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees in Tampa, Fla., Sunday, March 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)The Associated Press

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    Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon, left, congratulates Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer (22) during a fourth-inning pitching change during a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees in Tampa, Fla., Sunday, March 9, 2014. Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan joins the pair on the mound for the change. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)The Associated Press

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    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter throws on a practice field before a spring training baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Tampa, Fla., Sunday, March 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)The Associated Press

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    Actor and New York Yankees fan Richard Gere, left, talks with Yankees manager Joe Girardi (28) before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at a spring training baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Tampa, Fla., Sunday, March 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)The Associated Press

David Phelps boosted his bid to be the New York Yankees' fifth starter, pitching five scoreless innings Sunday during a 3-3 tie with the Tampa Bay Rays in 10 innings.

Phelps, who gave up three hits and struck out one, is competing with Michael Pineda, Adam Warren and Vidal Nuno for the final rotation spot behind CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda, Masahiro Tanaka and Ivan Nova. The right-hander has been touched for two runs over 9 2-3 innings in three spring training starts.

Chris Archer allowed two hits and had two strikeouts in 3 1-3 shutout innings for the Rays. Archer struck out his first two batters, Jacoby Ellsbury and Derek Jeter.

Alfonso Soriano had an infield single and Ellsbury doubled off the Tampa Bay right-hander, who went 9-7 with a 3.22 ERA over 23 starts during his rookie season last year.