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Robinson Cano blows a bubble after taking a strike in the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Yankees vs. Rays

The Yankees bounced back with a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in 11 innings Sunday to avoid the sweep at Tropicana Field.

Mariano Rivera, right, is congratulated by catcher Austin
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Mariano Rivera, right, is congratulated by catcher Austin Romine after getting the save in a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Robinson Cano watches his home run in the
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Robinson Cano watches his home run in the fourth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Robinson Cano blows a bubble after taking a
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Robinson Cano blows a bubble after taking a strike in the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 25, 2013)

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Ichiro Suzuki heads to first base after singling
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Ichiro Suzuki heads to first base after singling during the sixth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez, left, and Andy Pettitte watch from
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Alex Rodriguez, left, and Andy Pettitte watch from the dugout during the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb delivers
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Yankees. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder David DeJesus rounds third
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Tampa Bay Rays outfielder David DeJesus rounds third base on his way to scoring on Evan Longoria's single during the first inning of a game against the Yankees. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Ivan Nova delivers a pitch during the first
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Ivan Nova delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 25, 2013)

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CC Sabathia, left, and Andy Pettitte chat before
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CC Sabathia, left, and Andy Pettitte chat before a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 25, 2013)

Outfielder Alfonso Soriano #12 of the New York
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Outfielder Alfonso Soriano #12 of the New York Yankees fouls off a pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Infielder Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees fields
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Infielder Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees fields a second inning ground ball against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Infielder Ben Zobrist #18 of the Tampa Bay
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Infielder Ben Zobrist #18 of the Tampa Bay Rays throws over to first in the fifth inning for an out as catcher Austin Romine #53 of the Yankees makes it to second base during the game at Tropicana Field. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez lines a fifth-inning single off
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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez lines a fifth-inning single off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price during a baseball game. (Aug. 24, 2013)

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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers to the
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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a baseball game. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia reacts after giving
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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia reacts after giving up three runs to the Tampa Bay Rays during the sixth inning. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria lines a sixth-inning
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Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria lines a sixth-inning RBI-single off Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia that scored Rays' Ben Zobrist. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers to Tampa
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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers to Tampa Bay Rays' Desmond Jennings during the first inning. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia reacts after giving
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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia reacts after giving up a sixth-inning, two-run double to Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist. (Aug. 24, 2013)

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Infielder James Loney #21 of the Tampa Bay
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Infielder James Loney #21 of the Tampa Bay Rays runs into pitcher David Price #14 who catches a fly ball from Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees to end the sixth inning at Tropicana Field. (Aug. 24, 2013)

A Tampa Bay Rays fan wears a paper
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A Tampa Bay Rays fan wears a paper bag on his head as the team is introduced before a game against the Yankees. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers to Tampa
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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers to Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist during the first inning. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez cannot field a
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Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez cannot field a first-inning double hit by Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria off pitcher CC Sabathia. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price delivers
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price delivers to Yankees' Eduardo Nunez during the first inning. (Aug. 24, 2013)

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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers to Tampa
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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers to Tampa Bay Rays' Desmond Jennings during the first inning. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price delivers
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price delivers to Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki, of Japan, during the first inning. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers football player and member
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Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers football player and member of the NFL Hall of Fame Warren Sapp throws out the ceremonial first pitch before a game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Yankees. (Aug. 24, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda delivers to Tampa
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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda delivers to Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist during the first inning of a baseball game. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Yankees first baseman Mark Reynolds makes a sliding
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Yankees first baseman Mark Reynolds makes a sliding catch on a first-inning foul pop-out by Tampa Bay Rays' Desmond Jennings. (Aug. 23, 2013)

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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer delivers
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer delivers to Yankees' Brett Gardner during the first inning. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda delivers to Tampa
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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda delivers to Tampa Bay Rays' Desmond Jennings during the first inning. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Tampa Bay Rays' Jose Lobaton reacts as he
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Tampa Bay Rays' Jose Lobaton reacts as he rounds the bases after hitting a second-inning three-run home run off Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, background left, during a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Tampa Bay Rays' Jose Lobaton, right, celebrates with
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Tampa Bay Rays' Jose Lobaton, right, celebrates with teammates Kelly Johnson, left, and Matt Joyce after hitting a second-inning three-run home run off Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera tips his cap
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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera tips his cap to the crowd after the Tampa Bay Rays showed a video tribute. Rivera is retiring at the end of the season. (Aug. 23, 2013)

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Tampa Bay Rays' Jose Lobaton, right, follows the
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Tampa Bay Rays' Jose Lobaton, right, follows the flight of his second-inning three-run home run off Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda. Yankees catcher Chris Stewart, left, looks on. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, right, rubs a
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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, right, rubs a new baseball as Tampa Bay Rays' Jose Lobaton rounds the bases after hitting a second-inning three-run home run. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Pitcher Chris Archer #22 of the Tampa Bay
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Pitcher Chris Archer #22 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches against the Yankees during the game at Tropicana Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Joyce flips his bat
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Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Joyce flips his bat as he follows the flight of his third-inning home run off New York Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Catcher Jose Lobaton #59 of the Tampa Bay
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Catcher Jose Lobaton #59 of the Tampa Bay Rays is congratulated by Matt Joyce #20 and Kelly Johnson #2 after this second inning three run home run against the Yankees. (Aug. 23, 2013)

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Pitcher Mariano Rivera #42 of the Yankees tips
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Pitcher Mariano Rivera #42 of the Yankees tips his hat to the crowd as he is recognized just before the start of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Pitcher Hiroki Kuroda #18 of the Yankees pitches
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Pitcher Hiroki Kuroda #18 of the Yankees pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Pitcher Chris Archer #22 of the Tampa Bay
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Pitcher Chris Archer #22 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches against the Yankees. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Infielder Evan Longoria #3 of the Tampa Bay
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Infielder Evan Longoria #3 of the Tampa Bay Rays smiles during batting practice just before the start of the game against the Yankees at Tropicana Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Infielder Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees smiles during
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Infielder Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees smiles during batting practice just before the start of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. (Aug. 23, 2013)

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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, lower left, autographs
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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, lower left, autographs a sand sculpture of himself produced by Sanding Ovations of Treasure Island before a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 23, 2013)

Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera looks at a
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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera looks at a sand sculpture of himself produced by Sanding Ovations of Treasure Island before a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Aug. 23, 2013)

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