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Los Angeles Dodgers rightfielder Yasiel Puig talks with Derek Jeter during batting practice. (July 31, 2013)

Yankees vs. Dodgers

The Yankees avoided a two-game sweep against the Dodgers with a 2-0 win Wednesday in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Dodgers' Andre Ethier, below, is forced
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Andre Ethier, below, is forced out at second as Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, right, throws out A.J. Ellis at first while second baseman Robinson Cano looks on during the second inning. (July 31, 2013)

Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees pitches during the
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Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees pitches during the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (July 31, 2013)

Yankees' Vernon Wells dives back to first base
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Yankees' Vernon Wells dives back to first base after over running the bag on a single during the second inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (July 31, 2013)

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to the plate during the first inning against the Yankees. (July 31, 2013)

Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches
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Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches during the first inning against the Yankees at Dodger Stadium. (July 31, 2013)

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig dives
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Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig dives for a ball hit for a single by Yankees' Vernon Wells during the second inning. (July 31, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda throws to the
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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda throws to the plate during the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (July 31, 2013)

Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid reacts to his
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Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid reacts to his ceremonial first pitch before the game between the Yankees and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. (July 31, 2013)

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Mariano Rivera of the Yankees receives a tribute
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Mariano Rivera of the Yankees receives a tribute before the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. (July 31, 2013)

Mariano Rivera of the Yankees signs autographs in
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Mariano Rivera of the Yankees signs autographs in the outfield during batting practice before the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. (July 31, 2013)

Mariano Rivera of the Yankees jokes with actor
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Mariano Rivera of the Yankees jokes with actor Samuel Jackson before the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. (July 31, 2013)

Mariano Rivera of the Yankees jokes with actor
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Mariano Rivera of the Yankees jokes with actor Samuel Jackson before the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. (July 31, 2013)

Ichiro Suzuki signs autographs during batting practice before
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Ichiro Suzuki signs autographs during batting practice before a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (July 31, 2013)

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Los Angeles Dodgers rightfielder Yasiel Puig talks with
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Los Angeles Dodgers rightfielder Yasiel Puig talks with Derek Jeter during batting practice. (July 31, 2013)

Derek Jeter talks with former Brooklyn Dodger Donald
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Derek Jeter talks with former Brooklyn Dodger Donald Newcombe during batting practice. (July 31, 2013)

Mariano Rivera tosses a ball into the crowd
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Mariano Rivera tosses a ball into the crowd after signing it during batting practice. (July 31, 2013)

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke watches
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke watches a delivery to a Yankees batter during the first inning. (July 30, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte throws to the
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Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte throws to the Los Angeles Dodgers during first inning. (July 30, 2013)

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Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig watches his double
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig watches his double against the Yankees during the first inning. (July 30, 2013)

Yankees' Lyle Overbay, right, celebrates his home run
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Yankees' Lyle Overbay, right, celebrates his home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers with Ichiro Suzuki during the second inning. (July 30, 2013)

Derek Jeter of the Yankees reacts with Yasiel
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Derek Jeter of the Yankees reacts with Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers after a double during the first inning at Dodger Stadium. (July 30, 2013)

Yankees' Alfonso Soriano, right, reacts after striking out
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Yankees' Alfonso Soriano, right, reacts after striking out as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis heads to the dugout during the first inning. (July 30, 2013)

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers
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Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers reacts to his run in front of Chris Stewart of the Yankees for a 1-0 lead during the first inning at Dodger Stadium. (July 30, 2013)

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Derek Jeter of the Yankees jokes with Yasiel
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Derek Jeter of the Yankees jokes with Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers after a double during the first inning at Dodger Stadium. (July 30, 2013)

Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera stretches before a game
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Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera stretches before a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (July 30, 2013)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter looks on in the
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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter looks on in the dugout during batting practice before a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (July 30, 2013)

Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte finishes batting practice before
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Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte finishes batting practice before a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (July 30, 2013)

Yankees outfielders Alfonso Soriano, right, and Ichiro Suzuki
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Yankees outfielders Alfonso Soriano, right, and Ichiro Suzuki laugh during batting practice before a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (July 30, 2013)

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Managers Joe Girardi of the Yankees, left, and
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Managers Joe Girardi of the Yankees, left, and Don Mattingly of the Los Angeles Dodgers, right hug during batting practice. (July 30, 2013)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter looks on during batting
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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter looks on during batting practice before a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (July 30, 2013)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter looks on during batting
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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter looks on during batting practice before a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (July 30, 2013)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, right, and first baseman
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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, right, and first baseman Lyle Overbay smile before a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (July 30, 2013)

Yankees centerfielder Brett Gardner waits to hit during
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Yankees centerfielder Brett Gardner waits to hit during batting practice before a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on July 30, 2013.

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Derek Jeter smiles during batting practice before a
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Derek Jeter smiles during batting practice before a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. (July 30, 2013)

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