Pit 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 1 8
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Date of game: 2/27/2014

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Pittsburgh

Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Derek Jeter made his Grapefruit League debut Wednesday, going 0-for-2, and the New York Yankees lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-2 at Steinbrenner Field.

Gregory Polanco homered and Mel Rojas blasted a three-run shot for the Pirates, who beat the Yankees on consecutive days to open their spring schedule. Matt Hague added two RBI for Pittsburgh, which used a five-run eighth to break the game open.

Kelly Johnson, starting a third base, doubled and drove in a run for the Yankees, who got two innings of two-hit, one-run ball from starting pitcher David Phelps. He struck out four.

Charlie Morton started for the Pirates and tossed two hitless innings, walking one and striking out one.

Jeter sat out the Yankees' Grapefruit League opener on Wednesday, a 6-5 loss to the Pirates. He announced earlier in spring training that he will retire at the end of the season.

Game Notes

Winston cleared of FSU conduct violations

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was found not to have violated the university's conduct code over allegations that he sexually assaulted a fellow student in December 2012.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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