The Yankees beat the Braves, 8-7, on Wednesday night at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa.
- Bryan Mitchell struck out two in three shutout innings on the mound.
- Jacoby Ellsbury got the Yankees on the board with a solo home run in the first inning. He finished the day 2-for-2 with two runs scored.
- Starlin Castro went 2-for-3 with an RBI coming from a third-inning single.
- Matt Holliday also came through in the third with an RBI double.
- Dellin Betances threw a shutout inning during his first outing of the spring.
- Pete Kozma drove in a run with a double in the sixth.
- Austin Romine finished the day 2-for-3.
The Yankees host the Orioles in Tampa on Thursday at 6:35 p.m. Adam Warren is expected to make the start for New York.