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Robinson Cano, left, and Alex Rodriguez celebrate after scoring on a fourth-inning two-run double by Russell Martin off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore during a game in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sept. 5, 2012)

Yankees vs. Rays

The Yankees defeated the Rays 6-4 in the final game of a three-game set at Tropicana Field to regain a one-game lead in the AL East.

Robinson Cano, left, and Alex Rodriguez celebrate after
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Robinson Cano, left, and Alex Rodriguez celebrate after scoring on a fourth-inning two-run double by Russell Martin off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore during a game in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sept. 5, 2012)

Russell Martin lines a fourth-inning, two-run double off
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Russell Martin lines a fourth-inning, two-run double off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore during a game in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sept. 5, 2012)

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore delivers
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore delivers a pitch to the Yankees during the first inning of a game. (Sept. 5, 2012)

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Hiroki Kuroda delivers a pitch to the Tampa
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Hiroki Kuroda delivers a pitch to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a game in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sept. 5, 2012)

Hiroki Kuroda goes into his wind up against
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Hiroki Kuroda goes into his wind up against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a game in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sept. 5, 2012)

Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Ben Zobrist leaps over
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Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Ben Zobrist leaps over Derek Jeter as he relays the ball to first base to turn a double play on Robinson Cano during the first inning of a game in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sept. 5, 2012)

Joe Girardi watches the first inning of a
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Joe Girardi watches the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Sept. 5, 2012)

The Tampa Bay Rays' Desmond Jennings shatters his
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The Tampa Bay Rays' Desmond Jennings shatters his bat on a fourth-inning pitch from Hiroki Kuroda during a game. (Sept. 5, 2012)

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Freddy Garcia delivers a pitch to the Tampa
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Freddy Garcia delivers a pitch to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game. (Sept. 4, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez throws to first in time to
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Alex Rodriguez throws to first in time to get the Tampa Bay Rays' Ryan Roberts out during the second inning of a game. (Sept. 4, 2012)

Tampa Bay Rays' Desmond Jennings slides into second
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Tampa Bay Rays' Desmond Jennings slides into second with a first-inning stolen base as New York Yankees second baseman Jayson Nix holds up the ball during a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria, right,
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Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria, right, celebrates with Sean Rodriguez after Longoria hit a third-inning, two-run home run off Freddy Garcia during a game. (Sept. 4, 2012)

Robinson Cano, left, celebrates with on-deck batter Alex
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Robinson Cano, left, celebrates with on-deck batter Alex Rodriguez after Cano hit a first-inning, two-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb. (Sept. 4, 2012)

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Joe Girardi, right, argues with home plate umpire
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Joe Girardi, right, argues with home plate umpire Tony Randazzo after being ejected during the fourth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Sept. 4, 2012)

Robinson Cano follows the flight of his first-inning,
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Robinson Cano follows the flight of his first-inning, two-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb. (Sept. 4, 2012)

Robinson Cano, right, celebrates with Nick Swisher after
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Robinson Cano, right, celebrates with Nick Swisher after Cano hit a first-inning, two-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb. (Sept. 4, 2012)

Chris Dickerson, right, looks back as Tampa Bay
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Chris Dickerson, right, looks back as Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Ryan Roberts is late with the tag on a second-inning stolen base. (Sept. 4, 2012)

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb delivers
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb delivers a pitch to the Yankees during the first inning of a game. (Sept. 4, 2012)

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Shortstop Elliot Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay
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Shortstop Elliot Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Rays bobbles the throw as Raul Ibanez #27 of the New York Yankees is out at second during the game at Tropicana Field. (Sept. 3, 2012)

Pitcher C.C. Sabathia #52 of the New York
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Pitcher C.C. Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sept. 3, 2012)

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez waits his turn
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New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez waits his turn to bat during the third inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sept. 3, 2012)

Infielder Derek Jeter #2 of the New York
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Infielder Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up during batting practice just before the start of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sept. 3, 2012)

Manager Joe Girardi #28 and General Manager Brian
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Manager Joe Girardi #28 and General Manager Brian Cashman of the New York Yankees watch their team during batting practice just before the start of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sept. 3, 2012)

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Outfielder Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York
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Outfielder Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees warms up during batting practice just before the start of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sept. 3, 2012)

General Manager Brian Cashman of the New York
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General Manager Brian Cashman of the New York Yankees watches batting practice just before the start of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Sept. 3, 2012)

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