Friday’s spring training report: Yankees tee off on Red Sox
SCORE: Yankees 14, Red Sox 1
BREAKDOWN: The Sox were held to six hits and committed two errors that led to six unearned runs. They also were 1 for 8 with runners in scoring position and struck out 10 times with one walk . . . The Sox are 0-8-1 in their last nine games and have been outscored, 61-20. Their last victory was on March 5 . . . Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge was 2 for 2 with a three-run homer off minor leaguer Adam Lau.
PLAYER OF THE DAY: Jenrry Mejia pitched a scoreless third inning, retiring the side in order. His fastball velocity got up to 93 miles per hour. Mejia has appeared in five major league games and allowed two earned runs on three hits over five innings with two walks and six strikeouts. The 29-year-old righthander is in minor league camp trying to return from a three-year absence due to PED suspensions.
NEXT GAME: The Sox return to Fort Myers to host the Atlanta Braves at 1:05 p.m. Saturday. Chris Sale is the scheduled starter. The game will be on NESN and WEEI-FM 93.7.