Rodriguez homer lifts Yankees over Braves

The New York Yankees came from behind to defeat the struggling Atlanta Braves 4-3 in 12 innings Wednesday afternoon and take the inter-league series 2-1.

New York won the game as -160 home favorites. The combined score fell well UNDER the posted over/under (9.5).

Rodriguez finished 2-5 at the plate, driving in three RBI, including the two-run shot to win the game and clinch the series.

Chipper Jones was a consistent 3-6 at the plate in a losing effort.

Ron Villone got the win in relief to even his record at 1-1 this season. Jorge Sosa took the loss, surrendering the winning home run to fall to 2-10 overall.