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Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees walks to the dugout after an inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (May 1, 2012)

Yankees vs. Orioles

The Orioles blanked the Yankees, 5-0, to take the three-game series at Yankee Stadium.

Eric Chavez stands frozen after he struck out
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Eric Chavez stands frozen after he struck out to end the 2nd inning. (May 2, 2012)

Derek Jeter throws out Nick Markakis in the
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Derek Jeter throws out Nick Markakis in the 2nd inning. (May 2, 2012)

Ivan Nova pitching in the first inning. (May
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Ivan Nova pitching in the first inning. (May 2, 2012)

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Ivan Nova walks back to the dugout after
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Ivan Nova walks back to the dugout after getting the third out in the second inning. (May 2, 2012)

Ivan Nova smiles on the mound during the
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Ivan Nova smiles on the mound during the first inning. (May 2, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez singles in the first inning. (May
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Alex Rodriguez singles in the first inning. (May 2, 2012)

Robinson Cano swings and misses at a pitch
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Robinson Cano swings and misses at a pitch during his first inning at-bat. (May 2, 2012)

Curtis Granderson thought about bunting but pulls the
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Curtis Granderson thought about bunting but pulls the bat back during his first inning at-bat. (May 2, 2012)

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Orioles starter Jake Arrieta pitches against the Yankees.
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Orioles starter Jake Arrieta pitches against the Yankees. (May 2, 2012)

Manager Joe Girardi shows concern for Eric Chavez
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Manager Joe Girardi shows concern for Eric Chavez as he is taken out of the game during his fifth inning at-bat. (May 2, 2012)

Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees
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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees looks on after an inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (May 1, 2012)

Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees
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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees leaves the game in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (May 1, 2012)

Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees
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Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees walks to the dugout after an inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (May 1, 2012)

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Phil Hughes looks on against the Baltimore Orioles
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Phil Hughes looks on against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (May 1, 2012)

Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees
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Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees strikes out against the Baltimore Orioles. (May 1, 2012)

Derek Jeter #2, Alex Rodriguez #13 and Robinson
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Derek Jeter #2, Alex Rodriguez #13 and Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees look on during a pitching change against the Baltimore Orioles. (May 1, 2012)

D.J. Mitchell #43 of the New York Yankees
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D.J. Mitchell #43 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (May 1, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees reacts
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Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees reacts after flying out to catcher Matt Wieters of the Baltimore Orioles to end the seventh inning with the bases loaded. (May 1, 2012)

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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees flies out to catcher Matt Wieters #32 of the Baltimore Orioles to end the seventh inning with the bases loaded. (May 1, 2012)

D.J. Mitchell #43 of the New York Yankees
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D.J. Mitchell #43 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Baltimore Orioles. (May 1, 2012)

Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees
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Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees strikes out against the Baltimore Orioles. (May 1, 2012)

Derek Jeter #2, Alex Rodriguez #13 and Robinson
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Derek Jeter #2, Alex Rodriguez #13 and Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees look on during a pitching change against the Baltimore Orioles. (May 1, 2012)

D.J. Mitchell #43 of the New York Yankees
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D.J. Mitchell #43 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (May 1, 2012)

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Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees reacts
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Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees reacts after flying out to catcher Matt Wieters of the Baltimore Orioles to end the seventh inning with the bases loaded. (May 1, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees flies out to catcher Matt Wieters #32 of the Baltimore Orioles to end the seventh inning with the bases loaded. (May 1, 2012)

D.J. Mitchell #43 of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

D.J. Mitchell #43 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Baltimore Orioles. (May 1, 2012)

Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees
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Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees reacts after striking out against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 30, 2012)

Jason Hammel #39 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches
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Jason Hammel #39 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches against the New York Yankees. (April 30, 2012)

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Hiroki Kuroda pitches against the Baltimore Orioles. (April
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Hiroki Kuroda pitches against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 30, 2012)

Jason Hammel #39 of the Baltimore Orioles looks
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Jason Hammel #39 of the Baltimore Orioles looks on as Eric Chavez #12 of the New York Yankees rounds the base after hitting a two-run home run. (April 30, 2012)

Eric Chavez #12 of the New York Yankees
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Eric Chavez #12 of the New York Yankees hits a two-run home run against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 30, 2012)

New York Yankees third baseman Eric Chavez hits
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New York Yankees third baseman Eric Chavez hits a two-run home run off of Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Jason Hammel in the second inning of a baseball game. (April 30, 2012)

Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees
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Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees gets a hit against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 30, 2012)

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Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees
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Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees strikes out against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 30, 2012)

New York Yankees' Russell Martin (55), and Mark
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New York Yankees' Russell Martin (55), and Mark Teixeira (25) greet Eric Chavez at home plate after Chavez hit a two-run home run off of Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Jason Hammel (39) that scored Teixeira in the second inning. (April 30, 2012)

Mariano Rivera #42 and Russell Martin #55 of
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Mariano Rivera #42 and Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees celebrate a 2-1 victory against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 30, 2012)

New York Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda (18)
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda (18) tags out Baltimore Orioles' Nick Markakis (21) at home plate trying to score on a wild pitch in the seventh inning. (April 30, 2012)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees singles against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 30, 2012)

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Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees
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Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 30, 2012)

New York Yankees third baseman Eric Chavez (12)
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New York Yankees third baseman Eric Chavez (12) and Eduardo Nunez celebrate the Yankees 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles. (April 30, 2012)

David Robertson #30 of the New York Yankees
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David Robertson #30 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 30, 2012)

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