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01 MAR 2009: Jason Heyward of the Atlanta Braves walks out towards the outfield during the spring training game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium in Kissimmee, Florida. Photo via Newscom Photo via Newscom

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Heyward hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning and Brandon Beachy pitched a spring-high six solid innings as the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees tied 5-5 in 10 innings on Wednesday. Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda had his longest outing, too, allowing two runs in seven innings. He struck out six. Eric Chavez had three hits with a double and three RBIs for New York, boosting his average to .235. Heyward lifted his average to .205 with two hits. Freddie Freeman also homered for Atlanta. The Yankees led 5-3 going into the ninth, but Freeman walked and Heyward homered to deep right off George Kontos.
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