The Yankees were all smiles after cuffing around the Pirates 8-1.
Jason Giambi said the hittters are ready to break camp. Mike Mussina was grinning after a great performance. Mo Rivera was lights out and A-Rod had a triple.
A few notes from Joe Torre: Bobby Abreu will likely DH on Tuesday. He took another round of batting practice today and ran the bases. … Wil Nieves will play tomorrow or Tuesday. … Jose Veras will start playing catch tomorrow. … Humberto Sanchez isn’t getting in a game any time soon but will throw another bullpen in Tampa on Tuesday.
Here’s Joe’s postgame press conference: