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Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals dives for and misses a ball hit by Chris Stewart. (June 17, 2012)

Yankees vs. Nationals

The Yankees swept a three game series from the Nationals at Nationals Park.

Ivan Nova of the New York Yankees pitches
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Ivan Nova of the New York Yankees pitches against the Washington Nationals. (June 17, 2012)

Derek Jeter of the Yankees celebrates with Andruw
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Derek Jeter of the Yankees celebrates with Andruw Jones after scoring in the first inning against the Washington Nationals. (June 17, 2012)

New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova, left,
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova, left, reacts after being pulled during the eighth inning. (June 17, 2012)

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Derek Jeter talks with Bryce Harper during the
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Derek Jeter talks with Bryce Harper during the game at Nationals Park. (June 17, 2012)

Edwin Jackson of the Washington Nationals pitches against
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Edwin Jackson of the Washington Nationals pitches against the New York Yankees. (June 17, 2012)

Spike Lee watches the game between the New
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Spike Lee watches the game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (June 17, 2012)

Edwin Jackson of the Washington Nationals pitches against
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Edwin Jackson of the Washington Nationals pitches against Derek Jeter. (June 17, 2012)

Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals dives for
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Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals dives for and misses a ball hit by Chris Stewart. (June 17, 2012)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova throws
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova throws during the second inning. (June 17, 2012)

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws during
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws during the first inning. (June 17, 2012)

Washington Nationals' Adam LaRoche (25) reacts with upcoming
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Washington Nationals' Adam LaRoche (25) reacts with upcoming batter Michael Morse after hitting a solo home run during the second inning. (June 17, 2012)

Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche can't catch the
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Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche can't catch the throw from Ryan Zimmerman as New York's Mark Teixeira (25) is safe at first during the 12th inning of a baseball game. (June 16, 2012)

Washington's Jesus Flores breaks his bat as he
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Washington's Jesus Flores breaks his bat as he pops out to third during the 11th inning. (June 16, 2012)

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Mark Teixeira connects for a two-run double during
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Mark Teixeira connects for a two-run double during the 14th inning. (June 16, 2012)

Jordan Zimmermann of the Washington Nationals throws a
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Jordan Zimmermann of the Washington Nationals throws a pitch against the Yankees at Nationals Park. (June 16, 2012)

Andy Pettitte throws a pitch against the Washington
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Andy Pettitte throws a pitch against the Washington Nationals. (June 16, 2012)

Jordan Zimmermann throws a pitch against the Yankees
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Jordan Zimmermann throws a pitch against the Yankees at Nationals Park. (June 16, 2012)

Andy Pettitte throws a pitch against the Washington
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Andy Pettitte throws a pitch against the Washington Nationals. (June 16, 2012)

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Left fielder Andruw Jones, left, catches a fly
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Left fielder Andruw Jones, left, catches a fly ball hit by Washington's Danny Espinosa, as shortstop Derek Jeter watches during the second inning. (June 15, 2012)

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, right, greets Nick
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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, right, greets Nick Swisher before the Yankees game against the Washington Nationals. (June 15, 2012)

Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws during the
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Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws during the first inning of a game against the Washington Nationals. (June 15, 2012)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter fields a ball hit
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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter fields a ball hit by Washington's Ian Desmond during the second inning. (June 15, 2012)

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez throws during
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez throws during the first inning. (June 15, 2012)

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Bryce Harper prepares to bat as Yankees catcher
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Bryce Harper prepares to bat as Yankees catcher Russell Martin looks to the dugout during the first inning. (June 15, 2012)

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