Worley gives up five runs in loss to Yankees
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Robinson Cano drove in two runs to help the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 9-7 on Friday despite a rough start for Ivan Nova.
Cano went 1 for 2 with a sacrifice fly and an RBI double as the designated hitter. Nova, in contention for the fifth slot in the rotation for the Yankees, gave up back-to-back home runs in the second inning. He gave up five runs in 5 1-3 innings.
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Vance Worley, who could be the opening day starter for the Twins, gave up five runs in five innings. His spring ERA is 6.35.
Brennan Boesch, trying to win a spot as a backup outfielder, was a late scratch from the Yankees lineup because of sore left ribs.