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Date of game: 3/12/2012

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Houston

Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - George Springer broke a tie with an RBI double in the top of the ninth inning and scored the decisive run, as the Houston Astros edged the New York Yankees, 4-3, in Grapefruit League action.

After driving home Brian Bixler, Springer stole third base and crossed the plate on Scott Moore's grounder to first.

New York responded in the bottom of the frame with a two-out, RBI single by J.R. Murphy, but Jorge De Leon struck out Ramiro Pena swinging to end the game.

Kyle Weiland started on the mound for Houston and tossed four hitless innings.

Hiroki Kuroda gave up two hits and walked two in three scoreless frames for the Yankees.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.

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