The Yankees scored six times in the sixth inning and held on to defeat the Braves, 8-7, Thursday afternoon at Champion Stadium.
- Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-3 with two stolen bases while Miguel Tejada added two hits and an RBI.
- Brett Gardner led off the game with his first home run of the spring.
- Prospect Tyler Wade went 2-for-3 and his hitting .471 (8-for-19) this spring.
- Michael Pineda got the start and allowed two runs on three hits and no walks with one strikeout in three innings.
- Seven different Yankees drove in runs, led by Francisco Diaz's two RBIs.
The Yankees travel to Clearwater to face the Phillies at Bright House Field on Friday at 1:05 p.m. Luis Cessa will make his second start of the spring.