Spring Training in Full Swing

World champion Yankees get homer in ninth, win opener
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 3, 2010 7:25 PM CST
Spring Training in Full Swing
Boston's Dustin Pedroia follows through with a single against Boston College today.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – The boys of summer are starting to shake off the rust, with today seeing the first (nearly) full slate of spring training baseball games in Florida and Arizona. The defending World Series champion New York Yankees were in action, getting a three-run home run in the ninth inning from unlikely-to-make-the-team-yet Colin Curtis to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Detroit Tigers, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles and San Francisco Giants were among the other winners.
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