Four-run fourth helps lift Tribe

Four-run fourth helps lift Tribe

INDIANS 7, YANKEES 5
at Winter Haven, Fla.
Sunday, March 12

Indians at the plate: The Indians got on the board with a four-run fourth inning against left-hander Sean Henn. Jhonny Peralta and Jason Michaels both hit RBI singles, and Travis Hafner knocked in a pair of runs with a double to center. Todd Donovan, a non-roster invitee to camp, hit a solo home run and Ben Broussard added a two-run single in the eighth.

Yankees at the plate: The Yanks took advantage of an Andy Marte throwing error to put up three runs against C.C. Sabathia in the second. Russ Johnson reached on the error and knocked in Kaz Matsui. Felix Escalano knocked in a run with a single.

Indians on the mound: Sabathia said he felt a bit more comfortable on the mound after giving up three runs, only one of which was earned, on two hits in his four innings of work. Guillermo Mota and Bob Wickman each worked a scoreless inning.

Yankees on the mound: Right-hander Shawn Chacon didn't give up any runs in his three innings, but he did allow two hits, walk four batters and hit one. Henn had a rough go of it in the fourth and fifth innings, giving up four runs on four hits and walking four batters.

Grapefruit League records: Indians 10-3; Yankees 6-6.

Up next: The Indians remain at Winter Haven's Chain of Lakes to face the Devil Rays at 1:05 p.m. ET Monday. Right-hander Fausto Carmona will start against left-hander Scott Kazmir. The Yankees head south to Bradenton to face the Pirates at 1:05 p.m. Right-hander Jaret Wright will start opposite left-hander Sean Burnett.

Anthony Castrovince is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.