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Phil Hughes delivers a pitch in the first (Credit: AP)

Phil Hughes delivers a pitch in the first inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Yankees vs. Angels

The Yankees couldn't sweep the Los Angeles Angels in the final game of their series, losing 8-4 Thursday at Yankee Stadium.

Boone Logan hands the ball Joe Girardi after
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Boone Logan hands the ball Joe Girardi after giving up a grand slam to the Los Angeles Angels Chris Nelson in the eighth inning of a game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Boone Logan reacts as the Los Angeles Angels'
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Boone Logan reacts as the Los Angeles Angels' Chris Nelson rounds the bases after his grand slam in the eighth inning. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez grounds out in the fifth inning
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Alex Rodriguez grounds out in the fifth inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels. (Aug. 15, 2013)

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Alex Rodriguez reacts after the Los Angeles Angels'
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Alex Rodriguez reacts after the Los Angeles Angels' Chris Nelson hit a grand slam in the eighth inning. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Chris Nelson of the Los Angeles Angels is
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Chris Nelson of the Los Angeles Angels is met at home plate after his grand slam in the eighth inning. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Phil Hughes delivers a pitch in the first
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Phil Hughes delivers a pitch in the first inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers
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Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher C.J. Wilson delivers a pitch in the first inning of a game against the Yankees. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Los Angeles Angels outfielder J.B. Shuck (39) steals
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Los Angeles Angels outfielder J.B. Shuck (39) steals second ahead of the throw to Robinson Cano in the first inning of a game. (Aug. 15, 2013)

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Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton hits an
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Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton hits an RBI single in first inning of a game against the Yankees. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Los Angeles Angels second baseman Grant Green (10)
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Los Angeles Angels second baseman Grant Green (10) gets tangled up after forcing out Alex Rodriguez on an inning-ending double play in the third inning. (Aug. 15, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees acknowledges the fans
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees acknowledges the fans as he takes left field for the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees celebrates his fifth-inning
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees celebrates his fifth-inning home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees celebrates his first-inning
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees celebrates his first-inning grand slam against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees runs the bases
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees runs the bases after his fifth-inning home run against Jered Weaver of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees runs the bases
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees runs the bases after his fifth-inning home run against Jered Weaver of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees watches the flight
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees watches the flight of his first-inning grand slam against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees watches the flight
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees watches the flight of his first-inning grand slam against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees connects on a
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees connects on a fifth-inning home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

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Alfonso Soriano celebrates his grand slam off of
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Alfonso Soriano celebrates his grand slam off of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jered Weaver with third base coach Rob Thomson in the first inning of a game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez follows through on a double in
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Alex Rodriguez follows through on a double in the first inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Ivan Nova delivers a pitch against the Los
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Ivan Nova delivers a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels in a game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Chris Stewart scores a run ahead of the
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Chris Stewart scores a run ahead of the tag from the Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta in the second inning of a game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Ivan Nova of the Yankees pitches against the
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Ivan Nova of the Yankees pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

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Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jered Weaver delivers a
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Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jered Weaver delivers a pitch during a game against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano follows through on a grand slam
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Alfonso Soriano follows through on a grand slam in the first inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano celebrates his grand slam in the
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Alfonso Soriano celebrates his grand slam in the first inning of a game against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 14, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees follows through on
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees follows through on his sixth-inning, two-run double against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees hits a sixth-inning,
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees hits a sixth-inning, two-run double against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees bats in the
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees bats in the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees hits a two-run
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees hits a two-run home run in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees hits a two-run
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees hits a two-run home run in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees tosses his bat
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees tosses his bat after hitting a two-run home run in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees hits a two-run
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees hits a two-run home run in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees celebrates his two-run
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Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees celebrates his two-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Eduardo Nunez congratulates Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees
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Eduardo Nunez congratulates Alfonso Soriano of the Yankees after hitting a two-run home run in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Collin Cowgill of the Los Angeles Angels is
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Collin Cowgill of the Los Angeles Angels is safe at second base on an error by Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Collin Cowgill of the Los Angeles Angels is
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Collin Cowgill of the Los Angeles Angels is safe at second base on an error by Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Jayson Nix of the Yankees is out attempting
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Jayson Nix of the Yankees is out attempting to steal second base against Erick Aybar of the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

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Curtis Granderson of the Yankees is forced out
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Curtis Granderson of the Yankees is forced out at second base by Tommy Field of the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Collin Cowgill of the Los Angeles Angels is
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Collin Cowgill of the Los Angeles Angels is safe at second base on an error by Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Collin Cowgill of the Los Angeles Angels is
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Collin Cowgill of the Los Angeles Angels is safe at second base on an error by Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts while at
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts while at bat in the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts while at
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts while at bat in the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

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Starting pitcher CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers
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Starting pitcher CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Starting pitcher CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers
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Starting pitcher CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees bats in the
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees bats in the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Starting pitcher CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers
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Starting pitcher CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Starting pitcher CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers
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Starting pitcher CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts after he
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts after he lines out in the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Starting pitcher CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers
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Starting pitcher CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers against the Los Angeles Angels during a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 13, 2013)

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