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New York Yankees' Brett Gardner lays down a bunt during the second inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers. (May 6, 2011)

Yankees 4, Rangers 1

Ivan Nova was lights out for the Yankees, allowing just two hits and one unearned run over 7 1/3 innings of work, in the New York win.

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera delivers in
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New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera delivers in the ninth inning of the baseball game against the Texas Rangers. (May 6, 2011)

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Matt Harrison, left, gets
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Matt Harrison, left, gets a visit at the mound from pitching coach Mike Maddux during the sixth inning of a baseball game. (May 6, 2011)

New York Yankees' Russell Martin (55) is picked
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New York Yankees' Russell Martin (55) is picked off at third base by Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre during the ninth inning of the baseball game. (May 6, 2011)

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New York Yankees Curtis Granderson, right, gets congratulations
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New York Yankees Curtis Granderson, right, gets congratulations from Derek Jeter, center, and Robinson Cano (24) as Granderson heads into the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game. (May 6, 2011)

New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano (24)
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New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano (24) jumps over a sliding Texas Rangers' Chris Davis (19) at second base turning a double play during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. (May 6, 2011)

New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson hits a home
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New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson hits a home run during the first inning of the baseball game against the Texas Rangers. (May 6, 2011)

New York Yankees' Brett Gardner lays down a
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New York Yankees' Brett Gardner lays down a bunt during the second inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers. (May 6, 2011)

New York Yankees Curtis Granderson, left, high-fives third
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New York Yankees Curtis Granderson, left, high-fives third base coach Rob Thomson (59) as he rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the first inning. (May 6, 2011)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova throws
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova throws during the first inning of the baseball game against the Texas Rangers. (May 6, 2011)

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