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Jayson Nix is greeted in the dugout after scoring in the second inning of a game against the Seattle Mariners. (June 9, 2013)

Yankees vs. Mariners

The Yankees defeated the Mariners, 2-1, Sunday to take three of four in Seattle.

Ichiro Suzuki swings at a ball during an
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Ichiro Suzuki swings at a ball during an at-bat in the fourth inning of a game against the Seattle Mariners. (June 9, 2013)

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez delivers a
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez delivers a pitch against the Yankees in the fifth inning of a game in Seattle. (June 9, 2013)

Ichiro Suzuki strikes out with the bases loaded
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Ichiro Suzuki strikes out with the bases loaded to end the top of the first inning of a game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. (June 9, 2013)

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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez delivers a
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez delivers a pitch in the first inning of a game against the Yankees in Seattle. (June 9, 2013)

Jayson Nix is greeted in the dugout after
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Jayson Nix is greeted in the dugout after scoring in the second inning of a game against the Seattle Mariners. (June 9, 2013)

Brett Gardner hits an RBI single in the
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Brett Gardner hits an RBI single in the second inning of a game against the Seattle Mariners. (June 9, 2013)

Mark Teixeira returns the ball to David Phelps
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Mark Teixeira returns the ball to David Phelps after Seattle Mariners outfielder Jason Bay was picked off while leading off of first base in the second inning of a game against the Yankees. (June 9, 2013)

Fans in the special
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Fans in the special "King's Court" section cheer for Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez as they hold up cards with the letter "K," as Hernandez pitches in the second inning of a game against the Yankees. (June 9, 2013)

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David Phelps delivers a pitch in the first
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David Phelps delivers a pitch in the first inning of a game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. (June 9, 2013)

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera shakes hands with catcher
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Yankees closer Mariano Rivera shakes hands with catcher Chris Stewart after the earning the save against the Seattle Mariners. (June 8, 2013)

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera throws during the ninth
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Yankees closer Mariano Rivera throws during the ninth inning against the Seattle Mariners. (June 8, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte throws during the
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Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte throws during the eighth inning against the Seattle Mariners. (June 8, 2013)

Yankees Mariano Rivera and Ichiro Suzuki celebrate with
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Yankees Mariano Rivera and Ichiro Suzuki celebrate with their teammates following their 3-1 win over the Seattle Mariners. (June 8, 2013)

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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Joe Saunders bounces the
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Joe Saunders bounces the rosin bag on his hand during the sixth inning against the Yankees. (June 8, 2013)

New York Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte smiles
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte smiles in the dugout after the seventh inning. Pettitte eared the win as the Yankees defeated the Mariners 3-1. (June 8, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte throws in the
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Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte throws in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners. (June 8, 2013)

New York Yankees fans Kristina Reesing, left, and
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New York Yankees fans Kristina Reesing, left, and her father, John Reesing, of Covington, Wash., hold a sign in tribute to Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera as they watch batting practice prior to a baseball game between the Yankees and the Seattle Mariners. (June 8, 2013)

New York Yankees pitcher Adam Warren signs autographs
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New York Yankees pitcher Adam Warren signs autographs for fans before a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners. (June 8, 2013)

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Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki makes contact during the second
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Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki makes contact during the second inning as Seattle Mariners catcher Brandon Bantz and home plate umpire Laz Diaz watch. (June 8, 2013)

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager strikes out swinging against
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Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager strikes out swinging against Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte during the first inning. (June 8, 2013)

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Joe Saunders throws against
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Joe Saunders throws against the Yankees during the fifth inning. (June 8, 2013)

Yankees' Mark Teixeira scores ahead of the throw
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Yankees' Mark Teixeira scores ahead of the throw to Seattle Mariners catcher Brandon Bantz during the first inning. (June 8, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte (46) throws during
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Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte (46) throws during the fourth inning against the Seattle Mariners. (June 8, 2013)

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Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki is greeted in the dugout
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Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki is greeted in the dugout after scoring during the fifth inning against the Seattle Mariners. (June 8, 2013)

Seattle Mariners' Brendan Ryan is congratulated by teammates
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Seattle Mariners' Brendan Ryan is congratulated by teammates after scoring a run in the fourth inning. (June 7, 2013)

Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki runs to first base on
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Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki runs to first base on a single in the second inning. (June 7, 2013)

Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki hits a single against the
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Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki hits a single against the Seattle Mariners in the second inning. (June 7, 2013)

Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki, center, laughs with former Seattle
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Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki, center, laughs with former Seattle Mariners teammates Tom Wilhelmsen, left, and Franklin Gutierrez before the game. (June 7, 2013)

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Former Mariner Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees, right,
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Former Mariner Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees, right, is greeted by pitcher Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners prior to the game at Safeco Field. (June 7, 2013)

Catcher Brandon Bantz of the Seattle Mariners warms
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Catcher Brandon Bantz of the Seattle Mariners warms up prior to the game against the Yankees at Safeco Field. (June 7, 2013)

Seattle Mariners shortstop Brendan Ryan, left, throws to
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Seattle Mariners shortstop Brendan Ryan, left, throws to third base after forcing out Yankees' Robinson Cano, right, at second base during the first inning. (June 7, 2013)

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Jeremy Bonderman delivers in
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Jeremy Bonderman delivers in the first inning. (June 7, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda delivers during the
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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda delivers during the first inning. (June 7, 2013)

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, left, pats Seattle
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, left, pats Seattle Mariners' Felix Hernandez on the back after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch. (June 7, 2013)

Starting pitcher Jeremy Bonderman of the Seattle Mariners
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Starting pitcher Jeremy Bonderman of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the Yankees at Safeco Field. (June 7, 2013)

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson throws out the
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson throws out the ceremonial first pitch before the game. (June 7, 2013)

Yankees designated hitter Travis Hafner is congratulated by
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Yankees designated hitter Travis Hafner is congratulated by teammates after hitting a sacrifice-RBI in the first inning. (June 7, 2013)

Brett Gardner of the Yankees dives into second
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Brett Gardner of the Yankees dives into second with a double in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. (June 7, 2013)

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Travis Hafner of the Yankees is congratulated by
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Travis Hafner of the Yankees is congratulated by teammates after hitting an RBI single in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. (June 7, 2013)

Starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees pitches
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Starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. (June 7, 2013)

Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki swings on an RBI single
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Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki swings on an RBI single in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners. (June 6, 2013)

Yankees' Mark Teixeira, center, is greeted in the
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Yankees' Mark Teixeira, center, is greeted in the dugout after he hit a solo home run in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners. (June 6, 2013)

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Aaron Harang, center, talks
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Aaron Harang, center, talks with catcher Kelly Shoppach, right, while waiting to be pulled from a baseball game against the Yankees in the third inning. (June 6, 2013)

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Yankees' Robinson Cano swings on a three-run home
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Yankees' Robinson Cano swings on a three-run home run in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners. (June 6, 2013)

Seattle Mariners second baseman Nick Franklin, left, looks
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Seattle Mariners second baseman Nick Franklin, left, looks back as right fielder Jason Bay fields an RBI single by Yankees' Vernon Wells in the third inning. (June 6, 2013)

Seattle Mariners second baseman Nick Franklin dives for
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Seattle Mariners second baseman Nick Franklin dives for but can't catch an RBI single by Yankees' Vernon Wells in the third inning as Mariners' Jason Bay watches. (June 6, 2013)

Yankees' Robinson Cano, left, greets Mark Teixeira, after
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Yankees' Robinson Cano, left, greets Mark Teixeira, after Cano hit a home run in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners. (June 6, 2013)

Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki talks to reporters prior to
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Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki talks to reporters prior to a game against the Seattle Mariners. (June 6, 2013)

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Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki talks to reporters prior to
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Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki talks to reporters prior to a game against the Seattle Mariners. (June 6, 2013)

Fans cheer as they welcome back Yankees' Ichiro
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Fans cheer as they welcome back Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki to Safeco Field, prior to the Yankees' baseball game against the Seattle Mariners. (June 6, 2013)

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