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Yanks, Jays game rained out

Yanks, Jays game rained out

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TAMPA, Fla. -- The Yankees and the Blue Jays were rained out on Saturday at Legends Field, with play completing in the bottom of the second inning.

The Blue Jays were leading 6-0, having scored six unearned runs in the first inning off of New York right-hander Jonathan Albaladejo. Toronto right-hander Randy Wells had pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings and was pitching to Yankees catcher Jorge Posada when the grounds crew covered the field.

"It's not a good time to have rain, but what are you going to do?" Yankees manager Joe Girardi said.

The game, which does not count in the Grapefruit League statistics, does not affect either club's starting rotation. Albaladejo was pitching in place of Kei Igawa, who was starting instead of Andy Pettitte due to back spasms. Igawa will pitch in a Minor League intrasquad game at 10 a.m. ET on Sunday against Mike Mussina.

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said the club will find Minor League work for the relievers who had been scheduled to pitch on Saturday. Shawn Camp, John Parrish and Mike Gosling were to follow Wells' outing. Yankees relievers LaTroy Hawkins and Joba Chamberlain threw instead under simulated conditions.

The game was the fourth and final meeting this spring between the Yankees and Blue Jays, who open the regular season on March 31 in New York. The Yankees won all three games played between the two clubs, including a rain-shortened five-inning perfect game on March 4.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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