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Ivan Nova of the Yankees pitches against the (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Ivan Nova of the Yankees pitches against the Mets. (July 1, 2011)

Yankees 5, Mets 1

Three different players had a multi-hit game for the Yankees as they defeated the Mets, 5-1.

Mets manager Terry Collins has a laugh with
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Mets manager Terry Collins has a laugh with Yankees manager Joe Girardi before their game at Citi Field. (July 1, 2011)

Mets manager Terry Collins signs an autograph during
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Mets manager Terry Collins signs an autograph during batting practice prior to the game against the Yankees at CitiField. (July 1, 2011)

Jose Reyes of the Mets during batting practice
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Jose Reyes of the Mets during batting practice before playing against the Yankees at CitiField. (July 1, 2011)

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Mariano Rivera of the Yankees warms up before
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Mariano Rivera of the Yankees warms up before playing against the Mets at CitiField. (July 1, 2011)

Ivan Nova of the Yankees pitches against the
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Ivan Nova of the Yankees pitches against the Mets. (July 1, 2011)

Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese throws a pitch
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Mets starting pitcher Jonathon Niese throws a pitch in the top of the first inning against the Yankees. (July 1, 2011)

Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson connects for a
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Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson connects for a single in the top of the first inning against the Mets. (July 1, 2011)

Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira connects for a
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Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira connects for a two-run RBI double in the top of the first inning against the Mets. (July 1, 2011)

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Robinson Cano of the Yankees connects on a
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Robinson Cano of the Yankees connects on a first inning RBI hit against the Mets. (July 1, 2011)

Mets shortstop Jose Reyes reacts after the final
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Mets shortstop Jose Reyes reacts after the final out in the bottom of the first inning against the Yankees. (July 1, 2011)

Ruben Tejada of the Mets hits a second
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Ruben Tejada of the Mets hits a second inning RBI single against the Yankees. (July 1, 2011)

Jason Bay of the Mets celebrates scoring in
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Jason Bay of the Mets celebrates scoring in the second inning against the Yankees. (July 1, 2011)

Yankees right fielder Nick Swisher falls to the
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Yankees right fielder Nick Swisher falls to the ground after fouling a pitch off his foot in the top of the second inning against the Mets. (July 1, 2011)

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Ruben Tejada of the Mets tags out Alex
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Ruben Tejada of the Mets tags out Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees to start a third inning double play. (July 1, 2011)

Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova reacts after striking
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Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova reacts after striking out Mets center fielder Angel Pagan to end the bottom of the fifth inning. (July 1, 2011)

Joes Reyes and Jason Bay of the Mets
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Joes Reyes and Jason Bay of the Mets watch a ball fall for a base hit against the Yankees. (July 1, 2011)

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez tags out Mets
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Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez tags out Mets shortstop Jose Reyes as he slides into third base attempting to go from first to third on fly ball in the bottom of the seventh inning. (July 1, 2011)

Jose Reyes and third base coach Chip Hale
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Jose Reyes and third base coach Chip Hale of the Mets argue with home plate umpire Jerry Lane as he called out Reyes trying to advance during the seventh inning against the Yankees. (July 1, 2011)

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Mets manager Terry Collins is thrown out of
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Mets manager Terry Collins is thrown out of the game in the seventh inning against the Yankees by home plate umpire Jerry Layne. (July 1, 2011)

Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees celebrates his eighth
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Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees celebrates his eighth inning RBI single against the Mets. (July 1, 2011)

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees hits a ninth
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees hits a ninth inning RBI double against the Mets. (July 1, 2011)

Curtis Granderson of the Yankees scores a ninth
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Curtis Granderson of the Yankees scores a ninth inning run past Josh Thole of the Mets. (July 1, 2011)

Jose Reyes of the Mets has a laugh
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Jose Reyes of the Mets has a laugh with Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees. (July 1, 2011)

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