Curtis Granderson started in left field and batted fifth Friday night against the San Diego Padres. He went 0-for-4, and struck out twice on Friday at PETCO Park.
The Yankees finished their spring training schedule by visiting West Point and playing Army in an exhibition game.
Ivan Nova feels he’s ready for the Yankees rotation after earning a victory over the Pirates on Sunday.
The shortstop went to Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday for a scheduled visit to see Dr. Robert Anderson, the surgeon who operated on his ankle last October. “He said everything’s healed,” Jeter said. “100 percent healed.”
Hiroki Kuroda allowed four runs — one earned — and three hits over 1 2/3 innings in his initial exhibition-game start for the Yankees. The Yankees had four errors and gave up six unearned runs. New York has 13 errors in eight games.
Melky Mesa, Juan Rivera, Matt Diaz, Zoilo Almonte, Ronnier Mustelier. Not exactly Murderer’s Row, right? But that’s what losing Curtis Granderson for 10 weeks with a busted forearm has wrought for Joe Girardi’s outfield situation.
The Yankees announced on Monday that Mark Teixeira will miss 10-14 days after receiving MRI results.