TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Jacoby Ellsbury tripled in his spring training debut, Alex Rodriguez had two hits and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Saturday.
Ellsbury tripled to right-center on his final at-bat after being retired earlier on an infield liner and grounder. The center fielder didn't make his first appearance until the Yankees' fourth game to allow a few extra days of onfield drills.
Rodriguez had a pair of singles and walked. In two games, he is 3 for 4, including a homer Thursday against Philadelphia on the second pitch he saw, with two walks.
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