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Granderson’s 19th HR Lifts Yankees To Sweep Of Braves

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Hiroki Kuroda had another solid start and Curtis Granderson cashed in a go-ahead two-run home run in the sixth inning to propel the Yankees to a 3-2 win in Atlanta, and a three-game sweep of the Braves.

It was New York’s six-straight victory and ninth in their last ten games.

Alex Rodriguez got the Yanks on the board in the first innings, scoring Derek Jeter with an RBI single.

Kuroda allowed nine hits and two runs over six innings – a two-run blast to Brian McCann in the sixth to improve to 6-6 with his third straight win.

Tim Hudson (4-3) gave the lead right back though in the next half-inning, allowing Granderson’s 19th home-run. He exited after six innings of six-hit, three-run ball, with eight Ks and no walks.

Boone Logan and Cody Eppley each pitched out of jams in the seventh and eight before Rafeal Soriano closed the door with his 11th save.

The Yankees (37-25) have a one game lead over the Orioles in the A.L. East and will travel to D.C. for a series with the N.L. East leading Washington Nationals on Friday night.

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