MLB Game Summary - Detroit at NY Yankees
(Friday, March 7th)
Final Score: NY Yankees 3, Detroit 2
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Detroit hurler Luis Marte balked in the winning run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the New York Yankees a 3-2 spring-training decision over the Tigers at Steinbrenner Field.
Marte's miscue brought home Zelous Wheeler, who singled with one out and took third on a base hit by Francisco Cervelli.
Carlos Beltran accounted for the Yankees' other two runs with a homer off Anibal Sanchez in the third. The blast plated Derek Jeter, who had reached on his second single of the day.
Hiroki Kuroda worked the first 2 2/3 innings for New York, yielding just one hit and no runs while striking out five. Sanchez also fanned five batters in his three innings of work.
The Tigers tied the contest when Austin Jackson tripled in a run in the seventh and crossed the plate on Steve Lombardozzi's single.
03/07 22:46:27 ET