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Alex Rodriguez, right, waves home Brendan Ryan as Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters chases after a wild pitch in the ninth inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Yankees vs. Orioles

The Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 6-5, in the final game of a four-game series Thursday at Camden Yards.

Yankees' Brendan Ryan, right, runs toward home plate
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Yankees' Brendan Ryan, right, runs toward home plate for a run past Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Jim Johnson after Johnson threw a wild pitch in the ninth inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Jim Johnson walks off
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Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Jim Johnson walks off the field after the top of the ninth inning against the Yankees. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter watches from the
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Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter watches from the dugout after relieving starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen in the seventh inning against the Yankees. (Sept. 12, 2013)

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Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson, bottom right, walks
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Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson, bottom right, walks on the mound as Baltimore Orioles' Danny Valencia rounds third base after hitting a three-run home run in the eighth inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Yankees' Curtis Granderson rounds the bases past Baltimore
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Yankees' Curtis Granderson rounds the bases past Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado after hitting a solo home run in the seventh inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Yankees' Curtis Granderson, center, crosses home plate between
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Yankees' Curtis Granderson, center, crosses home plate between Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, left, and home plate umpire Jim Wolf after hitting a solo home run in the seventh inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen wipes sweat
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Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen wipes sweat from his brow after being relieved in the seventh inning against the Yankees. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws to a
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Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter in the first inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, left, shakes hands
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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, left, shakes hands with catcher Chris Stewart. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Yankees' Vernon Wells singles in the third inning
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Yankees' Vernon Wells singles in the third inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan,
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Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, of Taiwan, throws to a Yankees batter in the first inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado dashes to
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Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado dashes to third base to force out Yankees' Robinson Cano on a ground ball by Brendan Ryan as third base umpire Jeff Nelson watches in the third inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Yankees' Alfonso Soriano, right, slides into home plate
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Yankees' Alfonso Soriano, right, slides into home plate for a run on a single by Vernon Wells as Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters tries to get hold of the ball in the third inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera acknowledges fans during
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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera acknowledges fans during a ceremony held by the Baltimore Orioles to honor his pitching career. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen throws to
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Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen throws to a Yankees batter in the third inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez, right, waves home Brendan Ryan as
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Alex Rodriguez, right, waves home Brendan Ryan as Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters chases after a wild pitch in the ninth inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Yankees' Alfonso Soriano, right, slides into home plate
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Yankees' Alfonso Soriano, right, slides into home plate for a run on a single by Vernon Wells as Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters tries to get hold of the ball in the third inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws to a
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Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter in the first inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

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Yankees' Vernon Wells singles in the third inning
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Yankees' Vernon Wells singles in the third inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado dashes to
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Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado dashes to third base to force out Yankees' Robinson Cano on a ground ball by Brendan Ryan as third base umpire Jeff Nelson watches in the third inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, left, Derek Jeter and CC
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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, left, Derek Jeter and CC Sabathia, right, watch during the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi, center, greets Alfonso Soriano
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi, center, greets Alfonso Soriano as Soriano and Alex Rodriguez return to the dugout after scoring on a single by Vernon Wells in the third inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws to a
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Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter in the first inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

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Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen throws to
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Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen throws to a Yankees batter in the first inning. (Sept. 12, 2013)

A tarp covers the infield as rain falls
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A tarp covers the infield as rain falls before a baseball game between the Yankees and Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore on Sept. 12, 2013.

A fan stays dry under an umbrella as
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A fan stays dry under an umbrella as rain falls before a baseball game between the Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore. (Sept. 12, 2013)

Brett Gardner, right, fist-bumps Robinson Cano after scoring
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Brett Gardner, right, fist-bumps Robinson Cano after scoring a run against the Baltimore Orioles on Cano's ground out in the first inning. (Sept. 11, 2013)

Andy Pettitte delivers a pitch in the first
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Andy Pettitte delivers a pitch in the first inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 11, 2013)

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Members of the Yankees stand during a moment
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Members of the Yankees stand during a moment of silence for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, before the a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 11, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez wipes sweat from his brow as
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Alex Rodriguez wipes sweat from his brow as he sits in the dugout before a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 11, 2013)

Ivan Nova, second from right, pauses during the
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Ivan Nova, second from right, pauses during the national anthem before a game against the Baltimore Orioles. Players from both teams wore American flag patches on their caps on the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. (Sept. 11, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova pauses after Baltimore
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Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova pauses after Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, left, gestures after hitting an
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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, left, gestures after hitting an RBI double in the third inning against the Baltimore Orioles as Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts walks by. Chris Stewart scored on the play. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez watches his double in the
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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez watches his double in the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova throws to the
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Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis, right, rounds the bases
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Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis, right, rounds the bases past Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez after hitting a two-run home run in the fifth inning. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy slides safely into
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Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy slides safely into third base on a ground out to first base by teammate Michael Morse as Alex Rodriguez, left, waits for the ball during the fifth inning. (Sept. 9, 2013)

Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, left, shakes hands
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Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters, left, shakes hands with relief pitcher Jim Johnson (43) after the Orioles defeated the Yankees. (Sept. 9, 2013)

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Eduardo Nunez drops his helmet after striking out
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Eduardo Nunez drops his helmet after striking out swinging during the seventh inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 9, 2013)

Joe Girardi, right, talks to first base umpire
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Joe Girardi, right, talks to first base umpire Jim Joyce (15) after he had an argument with Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter at the end of the first inning. (Sept. 9, 2013)

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter, center, argues with
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Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter, center, argues with Joe Girardi, center left, at the end of the first inning of a game in Baltimore. (Sept. 9, 2013)

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Chris Tillman delivers a
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Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Chris Tillman delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Yankees. (Sept. 9, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez, center, celebrates with teammate Ichiro Suzuki,
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Alex Rodriguez, center, celebrates with teammate Ichiro Suzuki, right, after hitting a solo home run to rightfield during the first inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 9, 2013)

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Alex Rodriguez follows through on a solo home
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Alex Rodriguez follows through on a solo home run to rightfield during the first inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 9, 2013)

CC Sabathia delivers a pitch during the first
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CC Sabathia delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 9, 2013)

Ichiro Suzuki warms up before a game against
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Ichiro Suzuki warms up before a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. (Sept. 9, 2013)

Hiroki Kuroda warms up before a game against
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Hiroki Kuroda warms up before a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. (Sept. 9, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez warms up before a game against
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Alex Rodriguez warms up before a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. (Sept. 9, 2013)

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