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Alex Rodriguez, right, reacts after striking out. (July 4, 2012)

Yankees vs. Rays

The Yankees won the final game of a three game series against the Rays at Tropicana Field.

Phelps attended Hazlewood West High School in Missouri
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Phelps attended Hazlewood West High School in Missouri and was listed as the top prospect in Missouri among 2005 prep seniors by Baseball America. He attended Notre Dame for college.

Alex Rodriguez, right, reacts after striking out. (July
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Alex Rodriguez, right, reacts after striking out. (July 4, 2012)

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price throws
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price throws during the first inning. (July 4, 2012)

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Manager Joe Girardi reacts after the Tampa Bay
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Manager Joe Girardi reacts after the Tampa Bay Rays score a run in the fourth inning. (July 4, 2012)

Infielder Sean Rodriguez of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Infielder Sean Rodriguez of the Tampa Bay Rays hits an RBI single during the fourth inning. (July 4, 2012)

Infielder Brooks Conrad of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Infielder Brooks Conrad of the Tampa Bay Rays makes a throw from third base. (July 4, 2012)

Mark Teixeira,(25) is congratulated by Derek Jeter, right,
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Mark Teixeira,(25) is congratulated by Derek Jeter, right, after Teixeira's home run in the seventh inning. (July 4, 2012)

Infielder Jeff Keppinger is hit by a pitch.
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Infielder Jeff Keppinger is hit by a pitch. (July 4, 2012)

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Mark Teixeira hits a home run during the
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Mark Teixeira hits a home run during the seventh inning of a game against Tampa Bay. (July 4, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez strikes out for the second time
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Alex Rodriguez strikes out for the second time against the Tampa Bay Rays. (July 3, 2012)

Rays' second baseman Elliott Johnson scores a third
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Rays' second baseman Elliott Johnson scores a third inning run. (July 3, 2012)

Raul Ibanez scores a run during the fourth
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Raul Ibanez scores a run during the fourth inning. (July 3, 2012)

Sean Rodriguez of the Rays celebrates a fourth-inning
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Sean Rodriguez of the Rays celebrates a fourth-inning home run with catcher Jose Molina. (July 3, 2012)

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Derek Jeter runs the bases during batting practice.
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Derek Jeter runs the bases during batting practice. (July 3, 2012)

Pitcher James Shields of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Pitcher James Shields of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches against the Yankees. (July 3, 2012)

Derek Jeter scores in the first inning. (July
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Derek Jeter scores in the first inning. (July 3, 2012)

Ivan Nova pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays.
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Ivan Nova pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays. (July 3, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez questions home plate umpire Sam Holbrook
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Alex Rodriguez questions home plate umpire Sam Holbrook after striking out in the first inning. (July 3, 2012)

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Outfielder Desmond Jennings of the Rays steals second
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Outfielder Desmond Jennings of the Rays steals second base in the first inning. (July 3, 2012)

Curtis Granderson scores in the first inning against
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Curtis Granderson scores in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays. (July 3, 2012)

New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain, right, signs
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New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain, right, signs autographs for fans before the start of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (July 2, 2012)

New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain, right, laughs
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New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain, right, laughs with Yankees manager Joe Girardi in the dugout before the start of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (July 2, 2012)

Pitcher Freddy Garcia #36 of the New York
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Pitcher Freddy Garcia #36 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game. (July 2, 2012)

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Pitcher Freddy Garcia #36 of the New York
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Pitcher Freddy Garcia #36 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game. (July 2, 2012)

Pitcher Matt Moore #55 of the Tampa Bay
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Pitcher Matt Moore #55 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches against the New York Yankees during the game. (July 2, 2012)

Pitcher Matt Moore #55 of the Tampa Bay
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Pitcher Matt Moore #55 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches against the New York Yankees during the game. (July 2, 2012)

Pitching coach Jim Hickey #48 of the Tampa
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Pitching coach Jim Hickey #48 of the Tampa Bay Rays talks with pitcher Matt Moore #55 during the game against the New York Yankees. (July 2, 2012)

New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira, right, celebrates with
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New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira, right, celebrates with teammate Nick Swisher after scoring off of Robinson Cano's single during the first inning. (July 2, 2012)

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Outfielder Nick Swisher #33 of the New York
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Outfielder Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees congratulates Mark Teixeira #25 after he scored against the Tampa Bay Rays. (July 2, 2012)

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore delivers
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore delivers to the New York Yankees during the second inning. (July 2, 2012)

New York Yankees pitcher Freddy Garcia delivers to
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New York Yankees pitcher Freddy Garcia delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game. (July 2, 2012)

Pitcher Freddy Garcia #36 of the New York
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Pitcher Freddy Garcia #36 of the New York Yankees congratulates outfielder Nick Swisher #33 after he made a diving catch to end the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays. (July 2, 2012)

New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, left,
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New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, left, gets the forced out on Tampa Bay Rays' Will Rhymes to end the third inning of a baseball game. (July 2, 2012)

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New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, left,
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New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, left, looks on as Tampa Bay Rays' B.J. Upton rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run off of Yankees pitcher Freddy Garcia during the fourth inning. (July 2, 2012)

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