Tarp is off, here comes Tanaka

March, 6, 2014
Mar 6
1:55
PM ET
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- The tarp has been removed from the field and the rain has stopped somewhat. The Phillies have announced the game will begin at 2:30. You can watch on MLB Network.

Masahiro Tanaka is scheduled to start. Joe Girardi made one change in his lineup, scratching Carlos Beltran. The Yankees did not give an official reason why.

Brett Gardner, LF
Derek Jeter, SS
Mark Teixeira, 1B
Brian McCann, C
Alfonso Soriano, DH
Kelly Johnson, 3B
Brian Roberts, 2B
Mason Williams, CF
Ramon Flores, RF

Tanaka, P
Andrew Marchand is a senior writer for ESPNNewYork. He also regularly contributes to SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, ESPNews, ESPN New York 98.7 FM and ESPN Radio. He joined ESPN in 2007 after nine years at the New York Post. Follow Andrew on Twitter »

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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Jacoby Ellsbury
BA HR RBI R
.271 16 70 71
OTHER LEADERS
HRB. McCann 23
RBIB. McCann 75
RB. Gardner 87
OPSB. Gardner .749
WM. Tanaka 13
ERAH. Kuroda 3.71
SOH. Kuroda 146