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Yankees’ Yangervis Solarte Drives in First Career Run in Most Unusual Fashion

class="ui-droppable">After spending eight seasons in the minor leagues, Yangervis Solarte was told that he would be on the Opening Day roster for the New York Yankees in 2014. 

Solarte had a fantastic spring for the Yankees in Tampa, batting .429 in 42 at-bats for the Yankees. 

On Thursday evening, Solarte was put in the starting lineup for the first time in his career at the major league level, and in his first at-bat of the night, he knocked a single off of Astros starting pitcher Brett Oberholtzer.  The ball was tossed into the visiting dugout for Solarte to treasure. 

In his second at-bat, Solarte stretched a base hit into a double, showing his capability to fly around the bases. 

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