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Derek Jeter races to third base during the fifth inning of a game against the Seattle Mariners. (July 25, 2012)

Yankees vs. Mariners

The Yankees won two games during a three-game set against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field.

Ichiro Suzuki tips his batting helmet to fans
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Ichiro Suzuki tips his batting helmet to fans as he steps up to bat lead-off against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning. (July 25, 2012)

Derek Jeter hits a home run against the
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Derek Jeter hits a home run against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning. (July 25, 2012)

Derek Jeter, right, leaps to avoid Seattle's Kyle
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Derek Jeter, right, leaps to avoid Seattle's Kyle Seager at second base during the first inning. (July 25, 2012)

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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma pitches during
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma pitches during a game against the Yankees. (July 25, 2012)

Ichiro Suzuki singles during a game against the
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Ichiro Suzuki singles during a game against the Seattle Mariners. (July 25, 2012)

Seattle Mariners first baseman Mike Carp reaches for
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Seattle Mariners first baseman Mike Carp reaches for the throw as Derek Jeter, right, races to first on a ground ball in the third inning. (July 25, 2012)

Derek Jeter races to third base during the
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Derek Jeter races to third base during the fifth inning of a game against the Seattle Mariners. (July 25, 2012)

Seattle Mariners shortstop Munenori Kawasaki, left, tags out
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Seattle Mariners shortstop Munenori Kawasaki, left, tags out Ichiro Suzuki on a stolen base attempt in the fifth inning. (July 25, 2012)

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Brendan Ryan advances to third on a single
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Brendan Ryan advances to third on a single by Michael Saunders, sliding into Alex Rodriguez. (July 24, 2012)

Freddy Garcia throws in the second inning of
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Freddy Garcia throws in the second inning of a game against the Seattle Mariners. (July 24, 2012)

Freddy Garcia pitches against the Seattle Mariners at
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Freddy Garcia pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. (July 24, 2012)

Ichiro Suzuki pops out to third during a
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Ichiro Suzuki pops out to third during a game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. (July 24, 2012)

Curtis Granderson rounds the bases on a solo
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Curtis Granderson rounds the bases on a solo home run during a game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. (July 24, 2012)

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New York Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki warms up before
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New York Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki warms up before a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners. (July 24, 2012)

Curtis Granderson rounds the bases after hitting a
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Curtis Granderson rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the first inning of a game against the Seattle Mariners. (July 24, 2012)

ALEX RODRIGUEZ 18 HRs 1 GS, 10 vRH,
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ALEX RODRIGUEZ
18 HRs
1 GS, 10 vRH, 8 vLH, 8 Hm, 10 Rd

Mariners relief pitcher Steve Delabar looks around after
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Mariners relief pitcher Steve Delabar looks around after giving up a home run to Alex Rodriguez in the eighth inning. (July 23, 2012)

Robinson Cano rounds second base on a double
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Robinson Cano rounds second base on a double by Mark Teixeira in the fourth inning. (July 23, 2012)

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Mark Teixeira heads to third as Seattle Mariners
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Mark Teixeira heads to third as Seattle Mariners shortstop Brendan Ryan runs behind in the fourth inning. (July 23, 2012)

Raul Ibanez singles in a run against the
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Raul Ibanez singles in a run against the Seattle Mariners in the fourth inning. (July 23, 2012)

Kevin Millwood, right, and catcher John Jaso walk
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Kevin Millwood, right, and catcher John Jaso walk to the mound for a chat after Millwood gave up a run in the third inning. (July 23, 2012)

Ichiro Suzuki's first base hit as a Yankee
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Ichiro Suzuki's first base hit as a Yankee is shown on a scoreboard at Safeco Field in the third inning. (July 23, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez is congratulated by teammates after scoring
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Alex Rodriguez is congratulated by teammates after scoring against the Seattle Mariners in the fourth inning. (July 23, 2012)

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Ichiro Suzuki heads into the dugout after catching
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Ichiro Suzuki heads into the dugout after catching a fly ball from Seattle's Kyle Seager to end the first inning. (July 23, 2012)

Ichiro Suzuki catches a fly ball from Seattle's
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Ichiro Suzuki catches a fly ball from Seattle's Kyle Seager in the first inning. (July 23, 2012)

Hiroki Kuroda reacts after giving up a hit
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Hiroki Kuroda reacts after giving up a hit to the Seattle Mariners in the first inning. (July 23, 2012)

Ichiro Suzuki doffs his batting helmet as fans
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Ichiro Suzuki doffs his batting helmet as fans cheer as he steps up to bat in the third inning. (July 23, 2012)

John Jaso backs away from a pitch high
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John Jaso backs away from a pitch high and inside from Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda in the first inning. (July 23, 2012)

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Ichiro Suzuki doffs his batting helmet as fans
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Ichiro Suzuki doffs his batting helmet as fans cheer as he steps up to bat in the third inning. (July 23, 2012)

Ichiro Suzuki doffs his batting helmet and bows
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Ichiro Suzuki doffs his batting helmet and bows to fans as he steps up to bat in the third inning. (July 23, 2012)

Ichiro Suzuki singles in the third inning. (July
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Ichiro Suzuki singles in the third inning. (July 23, 2012)

Ichiro Suzuki steals second base in the third
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Ichiro Suzuki steals second base in the third inning. (July 23, 2012)

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