Yankees edged by Braves

Yankees edged by Braves

at Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Monday, March 27

Braves at the plate: Ryan Langerhans' RBI single capped the four-run sixth-inning the Braves used to claim a comeback victory. Adam LaRoche's three-run homer highlighted the sixth inning. Brian Jordan began the fifth inning with his first homer of the Grapefruit League season.

Yankees at the plate: Alex Rodriguez hit a third-inning two-run homer and added a ground-rule double in the fifth inning. Gary Sheffield had a pair of singles, including one that scored Derek Jeter in the third inning. Jason Giambi had two singles and a double.

Braves on the mound: Jorge Sosa allowed four earned runs and seven hits in four innings. Mike Remlinger registered three strikeouts while completing a scoreless fifth inning. Chris Reitsma tossed a scoreless ninth to record the save in his first opportunity this spring.

Yankees on the mound: Shawn Chacon allowed five earned runs and six hits in 5 1/3 innings. He allowed four runs and three of the hits after recording the first out of the sixth inning.

Grapefruit League Records: Yankees 13-14; Braves 8-16.

Coming up: The Braves will send John Thomson to the mound to face the Astros in Kissimmee on Tuesday afternoon at 1:05 ET.

The Yankees will start Scott Proctor in their Tuesday night game against the Phillies in Tampa at 7:15 ET.

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