ATLANTA, June 13 (UPI) -- Curtis Granderson put New York in front with a two-run homer in the sixth Wednesday and the Yankees went on to beat Atlanta 3-2 for their sixth straight win.
The Braves outhit New York 12-7 and wasted scoring chances throughout the contest, stranding 13 runners.
Hiroki Kuroda (6-6) was credited with the win, giving up two runs on nine hits and striking out eight in six innings.
Brian McCann gave Atlanta a one-run lead in the fifth with a two-run homer.
The Yankees have won nine of their last 10 games and 16 of their last 20.