In 3 Stars, we will highlight standout performances.
• Nick Swisher had a triple in the Yankees' 4-3 loss to the Astros. Swisher is 5-for-17 (.294) this spring. Of his five hits, he has three doubles, a triple and a single.
• Dellin Betances earned high praise from Joe Girardi for his two scoreless innings of one-hit, two strikeout ball. "I've seen a lot growth from his first outing to this one," Girardi said.
• J.R. Murphy, who is another Yankees catching prospect with potential, had an RBI single in the ninth.