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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees (Credit: Getty)

Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

ALCS Game 2: Rangers 7, Yankees 2

The Yankees are trying to go up 2-0 in the second game of the American League Championship Series.

AGeneral Manager of the New York Yankees Brian
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AGeneral Manager of the New York Yankees Brian Cashman look on during a game against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson delivers
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New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson delivers the ball to the Texas Rangers during the sixth inning at Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers comes
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Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers comes out of the game in the sixth inning against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

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Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers comes
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Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers comes out of the game in the sixth inning against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Texas Rangers' relief pitcher Alexi Ogando delivers a
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Texas Rangers' relief pitcher Alexi Ogando delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees in the seventh inning of Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees' Robinson Cano, right, celebrates his
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New York Yankees' Robinson Cano, right, celebrates his solo home run against the Texas Rangers during the sixth inning at Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

Clay Rapada #59 of the Texas Rangers pitches
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Clay Rapada #59 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Nick Swisher #33 of the New York
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Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees can't make a play on a RBI triple hit by Ian Kinsler in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

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Clay Rapada #59 of the Texas Rangers
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Clay Rapada #59 of the Texas Rangers celebrates after a strikeout in the sixth inning against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Starting pitcher Phil Hughes #65 of the New
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Starting pitcher Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees walks back to the dugout after he was taken out of the game in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Nick Swisher #33 of the New York
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Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees can't make a play on a RBI triple hit by Ian Kinsler in the bottom of the fifth inning against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Clay Rapada #59 of the Texas Rangers
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Clay Rapada #59 of the Texas Rangers celebrates after a strikeout in the sixth inning against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers throws
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Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers throws a pitch against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

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David Murphy #7 of the Texas Rangers
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David Murphy #7 of the Texas Rangers does a claw gesture after he hit a RBI double in the bottom of the third inning against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees looks on against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Silhouetted against the crowd, New York Yankees' Jorge
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Silhouetted against the crowd, New York Yankees' Jorge Posada signals Robinson Cano to hold at third during the fourth inning of Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees reacts against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Texas Rangers' David Murphy watches his double to
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Texas Rangers' David Murphy watches his double to drive in Nelson Cruz in the third inning of Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

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ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 16: Alex Rodriguez #13
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ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 16: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees reacts against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

(L-R) Derek Jeter #2 and Phil Hughes #65
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(L-R) Derek Jeter #2 and Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees talk on the mound against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Lance Berkman #17 of the New York Yankees
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Lance Berkman #17 of the New York Yankees is tagged out by Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers as Berkman attempted to advance to second base on his RBI single in the top of the fourth inning in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Vladimir Guerrero #27 of the Texas Rangers
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Vladimir Guerrero #27 of the Texas Rangers bats against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Lance Berkman #17 of the New York
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Lance Berkman #17 of the New York Yankees is tagged out by Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers as Berkman attempted to advance to second base on his RBI single in the top of the fourth inning in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

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Catcher Jorge Posada #20 (R) of the
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Catcher Jorge Posada #20 (R) of the New York Yankees talks with starting pitcher Phil Hughes #65 against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS. (Oct. 16, 2010)

Silhouetted against the crowd, New York Yankees' Jorge
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Silhouetted against the crowd, New York Yankees' Jorge Posada signals Robinson Cano to hold at third during the fourth inning of Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees looks on against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

David Murphy #7 of the Texas Rangers
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David Murphy #7 of the Texas Rangers does a claw gesture after he hit a RBI double in the bottom of the third inning against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers throws
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Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers throws a pitch against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

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Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers
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Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers slides into home plate to score on a double steal in the bottom of the first inning against Jorge Posada #20 of the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers is
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Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated as he returns to the dugout after he scored on a double steal in the bottom of the first inning against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes delivers
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes delivers the ball to the Texas Rangers during the first inning at Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes delivers
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes delivers the ball to the Texas Rangers during the first inning at Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

Starting pitcher Phil Hughes #65 of the New
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Starting pitcher Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees reacts after the Texas Rangers scored on a double steal in the bottom of the second inning in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

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Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus, left, slides home to
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Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus, left, slides home to score past New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada on a double steal in the first inning of Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series. (Oct. 16, 2010)

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis, right, confers
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis, right, confers with catcher Bengie Molina before pitching to New York Yankees' Lance Berkman in the second inning of Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus beats the throw to
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Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus beats the throw to New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano and takes second during the first inning at Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

: (L-R) Catcher Bengie Molina #11 and starting
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: (L-R) Catcher Bengie Molina #11 and starting pitcher Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers talk on the mound against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Starting pitcher Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas
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Starting pitcher Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers throws a pitch against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

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Starting pitcher Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas
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Starting pitcher Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers throws a pitch against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers
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Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers throws a pitch against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS. (Oct. 16, 2010)

Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees
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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees
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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Starting pitcher Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas
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Starting pitcher Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers throws a pitch against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

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Hall of Famer and former Texas Rangers pitcher
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Hall of Famer and former Texas Rangers pitcher Ferguson Jenkins throws out the ceremonial first pitch against the New York Yankees against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Phil Hughes #65 of the New York
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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees gestures while playing against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS. (Oct. 16, 2010)

Former Texas Rangers catcher Jim Sundberg waves to
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Former Texas Rangers catcher Jim Sundberg waves to the fans as he walks out to catch the ceremonial first pitch against the New York Yankees in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

A color guard presents the colors during
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A color guard presents the colors during the performance of the National Anthem prior to the New York Yankees playing against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

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Alex Rodriguez #13 and Derek Jeter #2 of
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Alex Rodriguez #13 and Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees talk during a game against the Texas Rangers in Game Two of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 16, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

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