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Hiroki Kuroda pitches during a game against the (Credit: David Pokress)

Hiroki Kuroda pitches during a game against the Blue Jays. (July 18, 2012)

Yankees vs. Blue Jays

The Yankees swept a three-game series against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.

Mark Teixeira trots around the bases after hitting
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Mark Teixeira trots around the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning. (July 18, 2012)

Mark Teixeira hits a two-run home run in
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Mark Teixeira hits a two-run home run in the first inning. (July 18, 2012)

Hiroki Kuroda pitches during a game against the
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Hiroki Kuroda pitches during a game against the Blue Jays. (July 18, 2012)

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Robinson Cano hits a double in the first
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Robinson Cano hits a double in the first inning. (July 18, 2012)

Derek Jeter doubles in the first inning. (July
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Derek Jeter doubles in the first inning. (July 18, 2012)

Blue Jays starting pitcher Rickey Romero looks on
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Blue Jays starting pitcher Rickey Romero looks on after giving up four runs to the Yankees in the first inning. (July 18, 2012)

Russell Martin is out at second base on
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Russell Martin is out at second base on Derek Jeter's double play ball in the third inning. (July 18, 2012)

Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie falls into
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Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie falls into the third base photo well while chasing a Mark Teixeira foul ball in the third inning. (July 18, 2012)

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Derek Jeter leads the Yankees onto field against
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Derek Jeter leads the Yankees onto field against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. (July 17, 2012)

CC Sabathia pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays
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CC Sabathia pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. (July 17, 2012)

Yankees' Andruw Jones celebrates his second inning three
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Yankees' Andruw Jones celebrates his second inning three run home run. (July 17, 2012)

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees strikes
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Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees strikes out to end the fourth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays. (July 17, 2012)

Yankees' starter CC Sabathia pitches against the Toronto
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Yankees' starter CC Sabathia pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. (July 17, 2012)

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CC Sabathia and Derek Jeter meet at the
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CC Sabathia and Derek Jeter meet at the mound. (July 17, 2012)

Derek Jeter leads his team onto the field
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Derek Jeter leads his team onto the field to play against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. (July 17, 2012)

Yankees' CC Sabathia pitches against the Toronto Blue
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Yankees' CC Sabathia pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. (July 17, 2012)

Brett Cecil of the Toronto Blue Jays pitches
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Brett Cecil of the Toronto Blue Jays pitches against the New York Yankees. (July 17, 2012)

Andruw Jones of the New York Yankees follows
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Andruw Jones of the New York Yankees follows through on his second inning three run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays. (July 17, 2012)

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Nick Swisher and Andruw Jones of the Yankees
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Nick Swisher and Andruw Jones of the Yankees prepare to play against the Toronto Blue Jays. (July 17, 2012)

Jayson Nix of the New York Yankees is
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Jayson Nix of the New York Yankees is caught stealing third base in the second inning. (July 17, 2012)

Yankees' Andruw Jones celebrates his second inning three
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Yankees' Andruw Jones celebrates his second inning three run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays with teammates Robinson Cano and Nick Swisher. (July 17, 2012)

Curtis Granderson and Andruw Jones of the New
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Curtis Granderson and Andruw Jones of the New York Yankees prepare to play against the Toronto Blue Jays. (July 17, 2012)

Brett Cecil of the Toronto Blue Jays looks
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Brett Cecil of the Toronto Blue Jays looks on after giving up a second inning three run home run against Andruw Jones of the New York Yankees. (July 17, 2012)

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Raul Ibanez, center, is mobbed by Robinson Cano,
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Raul Ibanez, center, is mobbed by Robinson Cano, Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira after he hit a grand slam home run in the 8th inning to give the Yankees a 6-2 lead. (July 16, 2012)

CC Sabathia of the New York Yankees leaves
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CC Sabathia of the New York Yankees leaves the game in the seventh inning. (July 17, 2012)

Raul Ibanez smacks a grand slam in the
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Raul Ibanez smacks a grand slam in the eighth inning. (July 16, 2012)

Russell Martin and Nick Swisher celebrate Martin's solo
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Russell Martin and Nick Swisher celebrate Martin's solo home run in the second inning. (July 16, 2012)

Phil Hughes takes a moment for private reflection
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Phil Hughes takes a moment for private reflection just before the game. (July 16, 2012)

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Blue Jays starting pitcher Henderson Alverez pitching to
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Blue Jays starting pitcher Henderson Alverez pitching to the Yankees. (July 16, 2012)

Derek Jeter looks back at home plate umpire
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Derek Jeter looks back at home plate umpire Tim McClelland after he was caught looking in the second inning. (July 16, 2012)

Phil Hughes pitches during a game against the
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Phil Hughes pitches during a game against the Blue Jays. (July 16, 2012)

Russell Martin glides around the bases after he
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Russell Martin glides around the bases after he hit a solo home run in the 2nd inning. (July 16, 2012)

Russell Martin (55) is greeted at the Yankees
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Russell Martin (55) is greeted at the Yankees dugout by Joe Girardi, Kevin Long and Nick Swisher after he hit a solo home run in the 2nd inning. (July 16, 2012)

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Russell Martin strokes a solo home run to
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Russell Martin strokes a solo home run to right field in the second inning. (July 16, 2012)

Mark Teixeira hops around the batters box after
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Mark Teixeira hops around the batters box after fouling a pitch off his foot during his second inning at-bat. (July 16, 2012)

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