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Derek Jeter fist bumps Eduardo Nunez after Nunez (Credit: David Pokress)

Derek Jeter fist bumps Eduardo Nunez after Nunez hit a solo home run during the second inning. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Yankees vs. Rays

The Yankees beat the Rays in the final two games of a three-game series at Yankee Stadium.

Derek Jeter reacts after he struck out swinging
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Derek Jeter reacts after he struck out swinging in the sixth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Sept. 16, 2012)

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon argues with
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Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon argues with the home plate umpire during the third inning of a game against the Yankees. (Sept. 16, 2012)

Russell Martin watches his three-run home run in
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Russell Martin watches his three-run home run in the third inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Sept. 16, 2012)

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Russell Martin hits a three-run home run during
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Russell Martin hits a three-run home run during the third inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Sept. 16, 2012)

Derek Jeter during an at-bat in the third
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Derek Jeter during an at-bat in the third inning of a game against the Rays. (Sept. 16, 2012)

Yankees Hiroki Kuroda delivers to the plate during
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Yankees Hiroki Kuroda delivers to the plate during a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Sept. 16, 2012)

Hiroki Kuroda pitches during a game against the
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Hiroki Kuroda pitches during a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Sept. 16, 2012)

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Moore delivers to
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Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Moore delivers to the plate during a game against the Yankees. (Sept. 16, 2012)

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Curtis Granderson smacks a two-run home run during
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Curtis Granderson smacks a two-run home run during the second inning of a game against the Rays. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Ivan Nova pitches during a game against the
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Ivan Nova pitches during a game against the Rays. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Eduardo Nunez smiles as he is greeted in
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Eduardo Nunez smiles as he is greeted in the Yankee dugout after hitting a solo home run during the second inning. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Ivan Nova pitches during a game against the
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Ivan Nova pitches during a game against the Rays. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Derek Jeter grounds out during the first inning.
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Derek Jeter grounds out during the first inning. (Sept. 15, 2012)

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Curtis Granderson, right, is greeted at home plate
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Curtis Granderson, right, is greeted at home plate by Raul Ibanez after Granderson hit a two-run home run during the second inning. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Derek Jeter fist bumps Eduardo Nunez after Nunez
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Derek Jeter fist bumps Eduardo Nunez after Nunez hit a solo home run during the second inning. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Eduardo Nunez is greeted at the Yankee dugout
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Eduardo Nunez is greeted at the Yankee dugout after he hit a solo home run during the second inning. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Russell Martin sprints home to score on Steve
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Russell Martin sprints home to score on Steve Pearce's single during the second inning. (Sept. 14, 2012)

CC Sabathia pitching in a game against the
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CC Sabathia pitching in a game against the Rays. (Sept. 14, 2012)

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Alex Rodriguez and Rays shorstop Ben Zobrist watch
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Alex Rodriguez and Rays shorstop Ben Zobrist watch the completion of a double play on Robinson Cano during the first inning. (Sept. 14, 2012)

Steve Pearce singles during the second inning scoring
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Steve Pearce singles during the second inning scoring Russell Martin. (Sept. 14, 2012)

Russell Martin singles during the second inning and
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Russell Martin singles during the second inning and later scored on Steve Pearce's RBI single. (Sept. 14, 2012)

Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia. (Sept. 14, 2012)
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Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia. (Sept. 14, 2012)

Eduardo Nunez greets Russell Martin at home plate
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Eduardo Nunez greets Russell Martin at home plate after Martin scored on an RBI single by Steve Pearce during the second inning. (Sept. 14, 2012)

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Alex Rodriguez leaps to throw out Tampa Bay
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Alex Rodriguez leaps to throw out Tampa Bay Rays' lead off hitter Desmond Jennings at first base during the first inning Friday at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 14, 2012)

Steve Pearce hits an RBI single off of
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Steve Pearce hits an RBI single off of Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price during the second inning. (Sept. 14, 2012)

Rays starting pitcher David Price throws in a
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Rays starting pitcher David Price throws in a game against the Yankees during the first inning. (Sept. 14, 2012)

CC Sabathia throws during the first inning of
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CC Sabathia throws during the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays. (Sept. 14, 2012)

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