Yankees top Braves in 10 innings

Yankees top Braves in 10 innings

YANKEES 5, BRAVES 3 in 10 innings
at Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Thursday, March 8

Braves at the plate: With his dad in the other dugout serving as New York's first-base coach, Tony Pena delivered a game-tying RBI triple off Chris Britton with two outs in the ninth. Jeff Francoeur homered off Mike Mussina to begin the bottom of the second inning.

Yankees at the plate: Josh Phelps' two-out RBI single in the 10th inning off Steve Colyer proved to be the game-winner. Two innings earlier, Phelps provided a go-ahead sacrifice fly. Jason Giambi homered off Tim Hudson to begin the second inning.

Braves on the mound: Hudson, who allowed two runs -- one earned -- and four hits, ended his four-inning outing by retiring the final six batters that he faced. Making his debut, Rafael Soriano pitched two scoreless innings in which he allowed three hits and registered a strikeout.

Yankees on the mound: Mussina, who allowed two earned runs and four hits, retired the final five batters he faced in his three-inning outing. Scott Proctor allowed a hit and registered a strikeout in a scoreless fourth inning.

Grapefruit League records: Yankees 6-1-1, Braves 5-2-1.

Up next: Chuck James will start for the Braves in Friday afternoon's game against the Pirates at Bradenton at 1:05 ET. Carl Pavano will start for the Yankees in Friday night's home game against the Devil Rays at 7:15.

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