Wednesday's Grapefruit League Roundup

Apr 1, 2009 - 8:55 PM TAMPA, Florida (Ticker) -- Mark Teixeira homered and had three RBI as the New York Yankees clinched this year's Grapefruit League title with an 8-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

CC Sabathia, making his final spring start before Opening Day, allowed two runs in 3 2/3 innings for the Yankees, who finished the spring with a Grapefruit League-best 22-10-1 record.

Jayson Werth belted his sixth homer of the spring for the reigning World Series champion Phillies.

Other games:

At Kissimmee, Florida - Roy Oswalt allowed one run over four innings in his final spring start, leading the Houston Astros to a 7-2 triumph over the Cincinnati Reds.

At Lakeland, Florida - Chipper Jones and Casey Kotchman homered while Tom Glavine pitched five innings as the Atlanta Braves pounded the Detroit Tigers, 9-3.

At Jupiter, Florida - Johan Santana allowed two runs over three innings in his final spring start as the New York Mets defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-2.

At Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Jorge Cantu and Wes Helms homered while John Baker had three hits, leading the Florida Marlins to a 13-2 rout of the Baltimore Orioles.

At Bradenton, Florida - Chip Ambres homered twice, including the go-ahead blast in the ninth inning, to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

At Dunedin, Florida - Scott Rolen had two hits, including a homer, as the Toronto Blue Jays held on for a 7-6 triumph over the Washington Nationals.

At Port Charlotte, Florida - James Shield pitched four innings and Gabe Gross homered, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.

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