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    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Michael Pineda made a strong pitch to be in the New York Yankees' rotation.

    Pineda allowed one run and five hits over five innings in the Yankees' 1-1, 10-inning tie with a Detroit Tigers split squad on Sunday.

    "Seems like he's putting it all together," New York catcher Russell Martin said.

    Pineda is competing with Phil Hughes, Ivan Nova and Freddy Garcia for three starting spots behind opening-day starter CC Sabathia and Hiroki Kuroda.

    "I'm focusing on making good pitches," Pineda said. "I feel a little more confident on the mound."

    Derek Jeter hit a leadoff homer in the first for the Yankees. The New York captain, who also had a double, played for the second time in three days after missing eight days because of a stiff left calf.

    "My leg is fine," Jeter said. "I haven't run hard, but I haven't had to. I'm making progress. I'm happy where I'm at."

    New York's Alex Rodriguez was hit on the left side by a Brayan Villarreal pitch in the seventh and left the game. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said A-Rod was examined, is OK and is expected to play in the team's next game on Tuesday night.

    Left-hander Duane Below, among three candidates for the Tigers' fifth starter spot, gave up one run and three hits in 3 2-3 innings. Ramon Santiago had an RBI triple in the third.

    "I'm judging by what I see," Detroit manager Jim Leyland said of the rotation competition.

    Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain was released from a hospital Sunday, three days after dislocating his right ankle bouncing on a trampoline. He will be in a cast for six weeks and there is no timeframe for his return.

    "I am optimistic that he's going to pitch for us this year," Girardi said.

    Detroit right-hander Doug Fister, who left his previous outing Friday in the fifth inning of because of soreness in his right middle finger, is improving. It hasn't been decided whether the right-hander will make next scheduled start.

    "It's much better," Leyland said. "A little stiff, not sore. I don't forsee any problems, but like I said the other day, I don't look at anything as a minor injury when you start messing around with your key guys."

    Leyland also is focusing on bullpen depth, in which Below could also be a candidate.

    "I know I've got a fifth starter, I don't know who it is, but I know I've got one," Leyland said. "So, I'm real bearing down on this bullpen situation. I'm a big bullpen guy. To me, that is a huge piece of this puzzle."

    Collin Balester replaced Below in the third and proceeded to load the bases, but got out of the jam by getting a grounder from Jeter. The right-hander gave up four walks and two hits in 2 1/3 shutout innings.

    New York eighth-inning set-up man David Robertson, coming back from a bruised right foot, gave up one hit in a scoreless eighth.

    "Didn't have any problems," said Robertson, who expects to be ready for opening day.

    New York closer Mariano Rivera threw his sixth shutout inning of the spring, but did give up his first hit, a sixth-inning double to Delmon Young. The right-hander extended his stretch of not allowing an earned run in spring training to 27 consecutive innings, dating back to 2008.

    NOTES: Detroit LF Quintin Berry made two strong catches, including a full-out diving grab on Dewayne Wise's drive in the ninth. ... Yankees LHP Andy Pettitte, who ended his brief retirement by agreeing to a minor league contract on March 16, is scheduled to throw batting practice for the second time Tuesday. He could pitch in a spring training game before the team breaks camp. ... New York RF Nick Swisher could return Tuesday from a groin injury. ... Hughes is to pitch in a minor league game Monday, which is an offday for the Yankees. ... New York optioned INF Ramiro Pena to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and reassigned RHPs Manny Delcarmen and Kevin Whelan, C Jose Gil, and OFs OF Colin Curtis and Cole Garner to its minor league camp.

     
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    Detroit Tigers
    HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
    Austin Jackson, CF2010101 .273
        Michael Rockett, CF2000021 .000
    Ramon Santiago, SS3011011 .323
        Dixon Machado, SS1010000 .375
        Eugenio Suarez, SS0000000 .000
    Clete Thomas, RF3000012 .233
        Brent Wyatt, RF1000001 .000
    Alex Avila, C3010012 .257
        Omir Santos, C1000000 .267
    Delmon Young, DH3020000 .422
       a- Tony Plagman, PH-DH1010000 .200
    Ryan Strieby, 1B3010001 .286
        Jordan Lennerton, 1B1000001 .000
    Brandon Inge, 2B3000002 .171
        Brandon Loy, 2B1000000 .000
    Quintin Berry, LF4000011 .333
    Danny Worth, 3B3110110 .296
    Totals3519127  
    a-doubled for Young in the 9th
    Batting
    2B - Delmon Young (5, M. Rivera), Tony Plagman (1, Delcarmen), Danny Worth (4, Rapada)
    3B - Ramon Santiago (1, Pineda)
    RBI - Ramon Santiago (3)
    Team LOB - 6
    Fielding
    DP - Loy-Machado-Lennerton
    Detroit Tigers
    PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
    Duane Below 3.2311121 4.38
    Collin Balester 2.1200410 0.87
    Brayan Villarreal 1000100 0.00
    Luis Marte 1000010 0.00
    Luke Putkonen 2000030 0.00
    HBP - Bernier (by Brayan Villarreal), Rodriguez (by Brayan Villarreal)
    Pitches-Strikes - Duane Below 26-20, Collin Balester 27-10, Brayan Villarreal 8-2, Luis Marte 5-5, Luke Putkonen 12-12
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Duane Below 6-3, Collin Balester 4-1, Brayan Villarreal 2-0, Luis Marte 1-1, Luke Putkonen 1-2
    Batters Faced - Duane Below 15, Collin Balester 12, Brayan Villarreal 5, Luis Marte 3, Luke Putkonen 6
    New York Yankees
    HittersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
    Derek Jeter, SS3121003 .348
        Doug Bernier, SS1000010 .370
    Curtis Granderson, CF2000211 .333
        Dewayne Wise, PR-CF1000000 .429
    Robinson Cano, 2B3000001 .209
        Bill Hall, 2B2000011 .194
    Alex Rodriguez, 3B2000101 .294
        Ramiro Pena, PR-3B1000000 .261
    Mark Teixeira, 1B2010100 .265
        Brandon Laird, PR-1B2000012 .148
    Russell Martin, C2000102 .250
        Jose Gil, C1000010 .529
    Andruw Jones, DH3010000 .189
       a- Justin Maxwell, PH-DH1000000 .414
    Eduardo Nunez, RF3010012 .348
        Chris Dickerson, RF1000000 .192
    Brett Gardner, LF2000112 .184
        Jayson Nix, LF1000000 .286
    Totals3315167  
    a-grounded out for A. Jones in the 8th
    Batting
    2B - Derek Jeter (1, Below), Mark Teixeira (3, Below), Eduardo Nunez (3, Balester)
    HR - Derek Jeter (1, Below)
    RBI - Derek Jeter (1)
    CS - Curtis Granderson (1, 2nd base by Balester/Avila)
    Team LOB - 10
    Fielding
    Outfield Assists - Brett Gardner 1, Jayson Nix 1, Dewayne Wise 1
    DP - Pineda-Jeter-Teixeira, Nix-Hall, Wise-Hall
    New York Yankees
    PitchersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
    Michael Pineda 5511240 3.31
    Mariano Rivera 1100000 0.00
    Rafael Soriano 1000010 1.59
    David Robertson 1100010 4.50
    Manny Delcarmen 1100000 0.00
    Clay Rapada 1100010 0.00
    WP - Mariano Rivera (1)
    Pitches-Strikes - Michael Pineda 35-27, Mariano Rivera 5-5, Rafael Soriano 5-5, David Robertson 5-5, Manny Delcarmen 3-3, Clay Rapada 6-6
    Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Michael Pineda 4-5, Mariano Rivera 2-1, Rafael Soriano 1-1, Clay Rapada 2-0
    Batters Faced - Michael Pineda 20, Mariano Rivera 4, Rafael Soriano 3, David Robertson 3, Manny Delcarmen 3, Clay Rapada 4
    Game Information
    Attendance - 11011
    Game Time - 3:07
    Temperature - 77
    Umpires - Home - Mark Lollo, First Base - Mark Wegner, Second Base - Mike Estabrook, Third Base - Chris Ward