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New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, second from left, watches his team take on the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game Wednesday, July 29, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Yankees at Rays

The Bronx Bombers head to Tampa to take on the Rays.

Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Jason Bartlett, right, throws
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Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Jason Bartlett, right, throws to first after forcing out New York Yankees' Robinson Cano during the eighth inning of a 6-2 Yankees win in a baseball game Wednesday, July 29, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Nick Swisher was out at first. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic throws out
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Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic throws out the opening pitch before a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the New York Yankees on Wednesday, July 29, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Garza reacts
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Garza reacts after giving up a run in the first inning of the Rays' 6-2 loss to the New York Yankees in a baseball game Wednesday, July 29, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria connects on a
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Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria connects on a two-run home run in the ninth inning of the Rays' 6-2 loss to the New York Yankees in a baseball game Wednesday, July 29, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada, left, congratulates
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New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada, left, congratulates relief pitcher Mariano Rivera after Rivera closed out the Yankees' 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game Wednesday, July 29, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

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New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira singles in a
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New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira singles in a run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, July 29, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

ST PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 29: Pitcher Joba
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ST PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 29: Pitcher Joba Chamberlain #62 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field July 29, 2009 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Evan Longoria, right, is congratulated by Ben Zobrist
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Evan Longoria, right, is congratulated by Ben Zobrist after Longoria hit a home run in the fifth inning.

How the Yankees deal with Joba Chamberlain's innings
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How the Yankees deal with Joba Chamberlain's innings limit will play a key role in whether they make the playoffs this year.

CC Sabathia throws during the second inning against
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CC Sabathia throws during the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Rays shortstop Jason Bartlett, right, throws to first
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Rays shortstop Jason Bartlett, right, throws to first after forcing out Nick Swisher on the first half of a double play during the eighth inning.

Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist (18) and New
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Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist (18) and New York Yankees' Jorge Posada look for the call in the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 28, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Posada was forced out at second to end the top of the inning. The Rays won 6-2. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

Starting pitcher CC Sabathia, right, reacts as Tampa
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Starting pitcher CC Sabathia, right, reacts as Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria rounds the bases after his fourth-inning home run.

Evan Longoria, right, is congratulated by Ben Zobrist
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Evan Longoria, right, is congratulated by Ben Zobrist after Longoria hit a home run in the fifth inning.

CC Sabathia reacts after Tampa Bay Rays' Evan
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CC Sabathia reacts after Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria reached base on an error during the third inning.

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New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, right,
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New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, right, is late with a diving tag to the base allowing Tampa Bay Rays' Jason Bartlett a single that scored Gabe Kapler during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 28, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) congratulates Johnny
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) congratulates Johnny Damon, right, after scoring on Damon's three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays reliever Brian Shouse during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 27, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Yankees beat the Rays 11-4. (AP Photo / July 27, 2009)

New York Yankees' Nick Swisher gestures as he
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New York Yankees' Nick Swisher gestures as he crosses home plate after hitting a solo home run off Tampa Bay Rays reliever Brian Shouse during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 27, 2009 in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo / July 27, 2009)

New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, right,
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New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, right, watches shortstop Derek Jeter turn a double play on Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria after forcing out Carl Crawford at second during the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 27, 2009 in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo / July 27, 2009)

New York Yankees third base coach Rob Thomson
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New York Yankees third base coach Rob Thomson (59) congratulates Nick Swisher after his solo home run off Tampa Bay Rays' James Shields during the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 27, 2009 in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo / July 27, 2009)

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, right, separates
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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, right, separates Alex Rodriguez from home plate umpire Brian Knight after a called third strike from Tampa Bay Rays starter James Shields during the fifth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 27, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo / July 27, 2009)

New York Yankees starter A.J. Burnett pitches against
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New York Yankees starter A.J. Burnett pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 27, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo / July 27, 2009)

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Gabe Gross hits
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Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Gabe Gross hits the wall after missing an RBI-triple by New York Yankees' Robinson Cano during the second inning of a baseball game Monday, July 27, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo / July 27, 2009)

Tampa Bay Rays' B.J. Upton, right, talks with
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Tampa Bay Rays' B.J. Upton, right, talks with home plate umpire Brian Knight, left, after a called third strike from New York Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 27, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo / July 27, 2009)

Tampa Bay Rays starter James Shields pitches against
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Tampa Bay Rays starter James Shields pitches against the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, July 27, 2009, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo / July 27, 2009)