Yankees vs. Rays

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The Yankees swept the Tampa Bay Rays with a 3-2 win in the finale of a three-game series Thursday at Yankee Stadium.

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees
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Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees celebrates his seventh-inning two-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees
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Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees celebrates his seventh-inning two-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees celebrates his seventh-inning two-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

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Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees
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Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees follows through on a seventh-inning two-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Luis Severino #40 of the New York Yankees
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Luis Severino #40 of the New York Yankees pitches in the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees celebrates his seventh-inning two-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees
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Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees reacts after his seventh-inning two-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Ronald Torreyes #74 of the New York Yankees
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Ronald Torreyes #74 of the New York Yankees looks on after flying out to end the fourth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

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Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees
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Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees strikes out in the fourth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Ronald Torreyes #74 of the New York Yankees
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Ronald Torreyes #74 of the New York Yankees attempts a double play in the first inning after forcing out Corey Dickerson #10 of the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Steven Souza Jr. #20 of the Tampa Bay
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Steven Souza Jr. #20 of the Tampa Bay Rays watches as fans reach for a ball hit for a home run in the first inning by Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Greg Bird #33 of the New York Yankees
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Greg Bird #33 of the New York Yankees reacts after a strike during his at-bat in the fourth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Luis Severino #40 of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Luis Severino #40 of the New York Yankees pitches in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

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Austin Romine #27 of the New York Yankees
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Austin Romine #27 of the New York Yankees connects on a fourth-inning double against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Starlin Castro #14 of the New York Yankees
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Starlin Castro #14 of the New York Yankees strikes out to end the third inning with the bases loaded against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Starlin Castro #14 of the New York Yankees
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Starlin Castro #14 of the New York Yankees strikes out to end the third inning with the bases loaded against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Luis Severino #40 of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Luis Severino #40 of the New York Yankees pitches in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Matt Andriese #35 of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Matt Andriese #35 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches in the first inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees
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Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees celebrates his first-inning home run against the Tampa Bay Rays with manager Joe Girardi at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees celebrates his first-inning home run against the Tampa Bay Rays with teammate Matt Holliday #17 at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Luis Severino #40 of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Luis Severino #40 of the New York Yankees tries to field a ball hit by Mallex Smith #0 of the Tampa Bay Rays during the second inning at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees
(Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees celebrates his first-inning home run against Matt Andriese #35 of the Tampa Bay Rays with third base coach Joe Espada at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

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