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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees (Credit: Getty)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

ALDS Game 3: Yankees 6, Twins 1

The Yankees swept the Minnesota Twins in the ALDS for the second straight year.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees celebrates in the locker room after the Yankees won 6-1 against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Nick Swisher #33 of the New York
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Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees celebrates in the locker room after the Yankees won 6-1 against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Joba Chamberlain #62 of the New York Yankees
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Joba Chamberlain #62 of the New York Yankees celebrates in the locker room against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York
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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees is interviewed in the locker room after their 6-1 win against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

CC Sabathia #52 of the New York
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CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees celebrate in the locker room after their 6-1 win against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

New York Yankees' A.J. Burnett (34) douses Phil
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New York Yankees' A.J. Burnett (34) douses Phil Hughes with champagne in their celebration of ALDS Game 3 Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Yankees eliminate the Minnesota Twins 6-1 and advance to the ALCS.

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) gets doused
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) gets doused with champagne in their celebration of ALDS Game 3 Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Yankees eliminate the Minnesota Twins 6-1 and advance to the ALCS.

New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson (14) gets hit
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New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson (14) gets hit with champagne in their celebration of ALDS Game 3 . (Oct. 9, 2010)

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New York Yankees Robinson Cano, right, sprays Alex
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New York Yankees Robinson Cano, right, sprays Alex Rodriguez with champagne after the Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins 6-1in Game 3 of their American League Championship Series baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010 in New York.

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez (13) gets hit
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New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez (13) gets hit with champagne in their celebration of ALDS Game 3. (Oct. 9, 2010)

New York Yankees Robinson Cano, right, sprays Alex
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New York Yankees Robinson Cano, right, sprays Alex Rodriguez with champagne after the Yankees defeated the Minnesota Twins 6-1in Game 3 of their American League Championship Series baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010 in New York.

Nick Swisher #33 (R) and Mark Teixeira #25
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Nick Swisher #33 (R) and Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees celebrate after Swisher scored on a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Nick Swisher #33 of the New York
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Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees celebrates as he crosses home plate after he hit a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

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Left to right, Mark Teixeira, Mariano Rivera and
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Left to right, Mark Teixeira, Mariano Rivera and Alex Rodriguez celebrate after the Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins in game 3 of the ALDS on October 9, 2010.

New York Yankees congratulate each other after winning
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New York Yankees congratulate each other after winning their american league division series over the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium. on the evening of October 9, 2010.

Nick Swisher #33 of the New York
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Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees celebrates as he crosses home plate after he hit a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

New York Yankees' Jorge Posada raises his arms
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New York Yankees' Jorge Posada raises his arms as he walks to Mariano Rivera after defeating the Minnesota Twins 6-1 making it a sweep during the ALDS Saturday Oct. 9, at Yankee Stadium in New York.

Minnesota Twins Orlando Hudson hits a single, scoring
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Minnesota Twins Orlando Hudson hits a single, scoring a run, in the eigthth inning in Game 3 of the American League Division Series baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 9, 2010)

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Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees
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Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees celebrates with Alex Rodriguez #13 (C) and Mark Teixeira #25 after Swisher scored on a solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Nick Swisher hits a solo home run in
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Nick Swisher hits a solo home run in the 7th inning as the Yankees host the Minnesota Twins in game 3 of the ALDS on October 9, 2010.

Minnesota Twins Delmon Young flies out with the
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Minnesota Twins Delmon Young flies out with the bases loaded in the eighth inning of Game 3 of their American League Championship Series baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 in New York.

Kerry Wood is taken out of the game
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Kerry Wood is taken out of the game by Joe Girardi in the 8th inning as the Yankees host the Minnesota Twins in game 3 of the ALDS on October 9, 2010.

David Robertson #30 of the New York Yankees
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David Robertson #30 of the New York Yankees reacts after he got out of a bases loaded jam in the top of the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

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Joe Mauer #7 of the Minnesota Twins wipes
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Joe Mauer #7 of the Minnesota Twins wipes his forehead against the New York Yankees during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Kerry Wood #39 of the New York Yankees
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Kerry Wood #39 of the New York Yankees walks back to the dugout after he was taken out of the game in the top of the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Marcus Thames #38 of the New York Yankees
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Marcus Thames #38 of the New York Yankees celebrates with Nick Swisher #33 (L) after Thames scored on his 2-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, right, takes the
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Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, right, takes the ball from pitcher Brian Duensing, left, during the fourth inning in Game 3 of the American League Division Series baseball game against the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in New York.

Nick Swisher #33 of the New York
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Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees rounds third base as he scores on a RBI single by Mark Teixeira #25 in the bottom of the third inning against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

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Starting pitcher Brian Duensing #52 of the Minnesota
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Starting pitcher Brian Duensing #52 of the Minnesota Twins hangs his head as he stands on the pitcher's mound against the New York Yankees during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees stands during the performance of the National Anthem against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Minnesota Twins Jason Kubelin strikes out swinging against
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Minnesota Twins Jason Kubelin strikes out swinging against New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes in the sixth inning of Game 3 of the American League Division Series baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 in New York. New York Yankees catcher is Jorge Posada.

Minnesota Twins pitcher Brian Duensing looks on from
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Minnesota Twins pitcher Brian Duensing looks on from the dugout after being removed from the game during the fourth inning in Game 3 of the American League Division Series baseball game against the New York Yankees Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in New York.

New York Yankees Mick Kelleher lies on the
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New York Yankees Mick Kelleher lies on the groud after being injured during a play in the 4th inning.

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Jorge Posada #20 of the New York
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Jorge Posada #20 of the New York Yankees hits a RBI single in the bottom of the second inning against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Starting pitcher Phil Hughes #65 of the New
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Starting pitcher Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees throws the first pitch of the game in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

New York Yankees Robinson Cano is high-fived as
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New York Yankees Robinson Cano is high-fived as he crosses home plate.

New York Yankees Robinson Cano hits a triple
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New York Yankees Robinson Cano hits a triple against the Minnesota Twins in the second inning in Game 3 of the American League Division Series baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 in New York. Minnesota Twins catcher is Joe Mauer.

New York Yankees' PHil Hughes warming up before
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New York Yankees' PHil Hughes warming up before the start of his game against the Minnesota Twins in the ALDS Saturday Oct. 9, at Yankee Stadium in New York.

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New York Yankees Robinson Cano watches his second-inning
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New York Yankees Robinson Cano watches his second-inning triple off Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Brian Duensing in Game 3 of their American League Championship Series. (Oct. 9, 2010)

New York Yankees' manager Joe Giradi shakes hands
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New York Yankees' manager Joe Giradi shakes hands with the Minnesota Twins' manager Ron Gardenhire before the start of their ALDS game Saturday Oct. 9, at Yankee Stadium in New York.

New York Yankees' Robinson Cano hitting a triple
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New York Yankees' Robinson Cano hitting a triple against the Minnesota Twins' starting pitcher Brian Duensing during the bottom of the 2nd inning of the ALDS Saturday Oct. 9, at Yankee Stadium in New York.

New York Yankees' Jorge Posada hitting a RBI
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New York Yankees' Jorge Posada hitting a RBI single scoring Robinson Cano against the Minnesota Twins during the bottom of the 3rd inning of the ALDS Saturday Oct. 9, at Yankee Stadium in New York.

Manager Joe Girardi #28 (R) of the New
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Manager Joe Girardi #28 (R) of the New York Yankees greets manager Ron Gardenhire #35 of the Minnesota Twins prior to Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

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Manager Joe Girardi #28 (R) of the New
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Manager Joe Girardi #28 (R) of the New York Yankees greets manager Ron Gardenhire #35 of the Minnesota Twins prior to Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Manager Joe Girardi #28 (L) of the
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Manager Joe Girardi #28 (L) of the New York Yankees greets Derek Jeter #2 during player introductions against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 9, 2010)

(L-R) Manager Joe Girardi #28 and Derek
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(L-R) Manager Joe Girardi #28 and Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees greet ALex Rodriguez #13 (R) during player introductions against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

New York Yankees' Phil Hughes (65) delivers a
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New York Yankees' Phil Hughes (65) delivers a pitch to the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of ALDS Game 3. (Oct. 9, 2010)

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) catches a
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) catches a ball hit by Minnesota Twins' Denard Span (2) in the first inning of ALDS Game 3 Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in New York.

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New York Yankees' Phil Hughes (65) delivers a
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New York Yankees' Phil Hughes (65) delivers a pitch to the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of ALDS Game 3 Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Photo by John Dunn)

Starting pitcher Phil Hughes #65 of the New
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Starting pitcher Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees throws a pitch in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins during Game Three of the ALDS part of the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

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