Yankees vs. Braves
After winning the series opener, the Yankees lost the final two games of a three-game set at Yankee Stadium against the Braves.
A fan catches a home ball run ball hit in the sixth inning by Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees as Jason Heyward #22 of the Atlanta Braves attempts the catch himself at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012)
Nick Swisher smiles on the field during a game against the Braves. Swisher was back in the starting lineup after an injury temporarily sidelined him. (June 19, 2012)
Nick Swisher salutes a fan before a game against the Braves. (June 19, 2012)
Derek Jeter smiles during a first-inning at-bat. (June 19, 2012)
Hiroki Kuroda delivers to the plate during a game against the Braves. (June 19, 2012)
MARK TEIXERIA — 2009-present
The current Yankees first baseman is on pace to hit his 500th home run during the 2017 season. His contract with the Yankees runs through the 2016 season.
Yankees career (through 2012 All-Star break):
— 550 games
— .263 batting average
— 126 home runs
— 394 RBIs
Braves stating pitcher Tim Hudson delivers to the plate during a game against the Yankees. (June 19, 2012)
Derek Jeter fouls off a pitch during his first inning at-bat. (June 19, 2012)