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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out with (Credit: AP)

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out with the bases loaded while Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Lobaton returns the ball to the pitcher during the fifth inning. (June 7, 2012)

Yankees vs. Rays

The Yankees took two games of a three-game set against the Rays.

New York Yankees' pitcher CC Sabathia delivers during
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New York Yankees' pitcher CC Sabathia delivers during the first inning against the Rays. (June 7, 2012)

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price delivers
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price delivers during the first inning of the baseball game against the New York Yankees, Thursday, June 7, 2012, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig).

Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Elliot Johnson cannot get
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Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Elliot Johnson cannot get his hand on the ball and commits an error, allowing New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira to reach first base safely. (June 7, 2012)

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Tampa Bay Rays' Elliot Johnson (right) comes home
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Tampa Bay Rays' Elliot Johnson (right) comes home past Yankees catcher Chris Stewart on a single by Ben Zobrist in the third inning. (June 7, 2012)

Yankees' Mark Teixeira reacts after striking out swinging
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Yankees' Mark Teixeira reacts after striking out swinging during the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays. (June 7, 2012)

Robinson Cano of the Yankees looks on after
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Robinson Cano of the Yankees looks on after grounding out to end the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays. (June 7, 2012)

CC Sabathia of the Yankees stands on the
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CC Sabathia of the Yankees stands on the mound in the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays. (June 7, 2012)

Tampa Bay Rays' B.J. Upton hits a sacrifice
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Tampa Bay Rays' B.J. Upton hits a sacrifice fly to score Ben Zobrist during the third inning against the Yankees. (June 7, 2012)

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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out with
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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out with the bases loaded while Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Lobaton returns the ball to the pitcher during the fifth inning. (June 7, 2012)

Hideki Matsui of theTampa Bay Rays looks on
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Hideki Matsui of theTampa Bay Rays looks on from the dugout against the Yankees. (June 7, 2012)

Robinson Cano flashes the victory sign after hitting
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Robinson Cano flashes the victory sign after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning. (June 6, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez is picked off of first base
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Alex Rodriguez is picked off of first base by Carlos Pena in the fourth inning. (June 6, 2012)

Robinson Cano drops his bat after smacking a
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Robinson Cano drops his bat after smacking a solo home run in the fourth inning. (June 6, 2012)

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Mark Teixeira, right, gets a high-five from Raul
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Mark Teixeira, right, gets a high-five from Raul Ibanez after he hit a solo home run in the second inning. (June 6, 2012)

Mark Teixeira follows the flight of his solo
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Mark Teixeira follows the flight of his solo home run in the second inning. (June 6, 2012)

Alex Cobb pitching early in the game. (June
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Alex Cobb pitching early in the game. (June 6, 2012)

The Bleacher Creatures cheer for Mark Teixeira's second
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The Bleacher Creatures cheer for Mark Teixeira's second inning solo home run. (June 6, 2012)

Ivan Nova pitching early in the game. (June
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Ivan Nova pitching early in the game. (June 6, 2012)

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Ben Zobrist (18) of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Ben Zobrist (18) of the Tampa Bay Rays completes a second inning double play against the Yankees. (June 5, 2012)

Russell Martin (55) of the Yankees celebrates his
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Russell Martin (55) of the Yankees celebrates his fourth inning grand slam against the Tampa Bay Rays. (June 5, 2012)

The Yankees' Russell Martin (55) celebrates his fourth
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The Yankees' Russell Martin (55) celebrates his fourth inning grand slam against the Tampa Bay Rays. (June 5, 2012)

The Yankees' Russell Martin (55) follows through on
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The Yankees' Russell Martin (55) follows through on his fourth inning grand slam against the Tampa Bay Rays. (June 5, 2012)

Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte (46) took the mound
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Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte (46) took the mound against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (June 5, 2012)

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Hideki Matsui (35) of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Hideki Matsui (35) of the Tampa Bay Rays flies out in the fourth inning against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (June 5, 2012)

Hideki Matsui (35) of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Hideki Matsui (35) of the Tampa Bay Rays in action against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (June 5, 2012)

Andy Pettitte (46) of the Yankees pitches against
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Andy Pettitte (46) of the Yankees pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (June 5, 2012)

Hideki Matsui (35) of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Hideki Matsui (35) of the Tampa Bay Rays in action against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (June 5, 2012)

Hideki Matsui (35) of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Hideki Matsui (35) of the Tampa Bay Rays in action in the second inning against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (June 5, 2012)

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