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Nick Swisher reacts at home plate after hitting (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Nick Swisher reacts at home plate after hitting a two-run homer during the fourth inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Yankees vs. Athletics

The Yankees defeated the Athletics 10-9 in 14 innings Saturday to win the first two games of a three-game series at Yankee Stadium.

Raul Ibanez watches a home run by Oakland's
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Raul Ibanez watches a home run by Oakland's Cliff Pennington during the first inning. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Oakland's Cliff Pennington watches his home run during
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Oakland's Cliff Pennington watches his home run during the first inning of a game against the Yankees. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda delivers to the plate
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Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda delivers to the plate during the first inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics. (Sept. 23, 2012)

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Curtis Granderson singles to right during the fourth
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Curtis Granderson singles to right during the fourth inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Nick Swisher reacts at home plate after hitting
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Nick Swisher reacts at home plate after hitting a two-run homer during the fourth inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Nick Swisher is congratulated on his two-run home
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Nick Swisher is congratulated on his two-run home run by Robinson Cano during the fourth inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Nick Swisher watches his two-run home run during
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Nick Swisher watches his two-run home run during the fourth inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics. (Sept. 23, 2012)

Nick Swisher follows through on a two-run home
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Nick Swisher follows through on a two-run home run in the fourth inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics. (Sept. 23, 2012)

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Eduardo Nunez celebrates after reaching base on an
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Eduardo Nunez celebrates after reaching base on an error with the bases loaded in the 14th inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Eduardo Nunez celebrates with Nick Swisher after reaching
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Eduardo Nunez celebrates with Nick Swisher after reaching base on an error with the bases loaded in the 14th inning against the Oakland Athletics. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Raul Ibanez celebrates his game tying two-run home
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Raul Ibanez celebrates his game tying two-run home run in the 13th inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Raul Ibanez connects on a game tying two-run
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Raul Ibanez connects on a game tying two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Ivan Nova, Chris Stewart and Robinson Cano meet
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Ivan Nova, Chris Stewart and Robinson Cano meet at the mound before Nova was removed from the game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 22, 2012)

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Alex Rodriguez celebrates after scoring a first-inning run
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Alex Rodriguez celebrates after scoring a first-inning run during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Ichiro Suzuki follows through on a first-inning home
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Ichiro Suzuki follows through on a first-inning home run during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Raul Ibanez follows through on his fifth-inning home
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Raul Ibanez follows through on his fifth-inning home run during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Ivan Nova delivers a pitch during a game
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Ivan Nova delivers a pitch during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Ivan Nova tags out Oakland Athletics infielder Cliff
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Ivan Nova tags out Oakland Athletics infielder Cliff Pennington to end the second inning of a game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 22, 2012)

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Travis Blackley #54 of the Oakland Athletics tags
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Travis Blackley #54 of the Oakland Athletics tags out Chris Stewart #19 of the New York Yankees to end the first inning at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, September 22 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City.(Photo by Jim McIsaac)

Ivan Nova stands on the mound in the
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Ivan Nova stands on the mound in the first inning of a game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Ichiro Suzuki celebrates his first-inning home run with
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Ichiro Suzuki celebrates his first-inning home run with Derek Jeter during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Raul Ibanez celebrates his fifth-inning home run with
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Raul Ibanez celebrates his fifth-inning home run with Ichiro Suzuki during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Russell Martin celebrates his 10th-inning walk-off home run
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Russell Martin celebrates his 10th-inning walk-off home run against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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Nick Swisher singles during the fourth inning in
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Nick Swisher singles during the fourth inning in a game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Nick Swisher beats the throw to Oakland Athletics
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Nick Swisher beats the throw to Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris to score on Curtis Granderson's sacrifice fly durring the fourth inning of a baseball game. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Curtis Granderson follows through on a fourth inning
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Curtis Granderson follows through on a fourth inning sacrifice fly. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez connects on a fourth inning base
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Alex Rodriguez connects on a fourth inning base hit in a game against the Oakland Athletics. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Nick Swisher scores a run during the fourth
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Nick Swisher scores a run during the fourth inning on a sacrifice fly. (Sept. 21, 2012)

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CC Sabathia pitches in a game against the
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CC Sabathia pitches in a game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on Friday. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Justin Tuck of the New York Giants looks
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Justin Tuck of the New York Giants looks on during batting practice before the New York Yankees play in a game against the Oakland Athletics. (Sept. 21, 2012)

CC Sabathia pitches in a game against the
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CC Sabathia pitches in a game against the Oakland Athletics. (Sept. 21, 2012)

Derek Jeter bats during the third inning in
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Derek Jeter bats during the third inning in a game against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 21, 2012)

JARROD PARKER Oakland Athletics Age: 25 Surgery date:
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JARROD PARKER
Oakland Athletics
Age: 25
Surgery date: March 24, 2014

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