Observations from the Yankees’ spring training game on Wednesday.
Yoendrys Gomez came on to pitch the last inning of the Yankees’ 15-0 eight-inning loss to the Phillies in Clearwater, Fla., and in his scoreless outing showed why he is considered by Baseball America as the organization’s eighth-overall prospect. The 21-year-old right-hander spent 2019 at Single-A Charleston and was put on the 40-man roster this offseason. He hit 97 mph on the gun Thursday.
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Albert Abreu allowed four runs in just two-thirds of an inning in the Phillies’ nine-run fourth. The 25-year-old still has a minor league option remaining.
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The Yankees gave up six homers in the loss: two each by Deivi Garcia and Nestor Cortes, one by Abreu and another by Reggie McClain.
Domingo German is set to make his return to the mound when the Yankees host the Tigers at 1:05 p.m. at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa.
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