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The scoreboard is seen after the Yankees clinched the AL East title during the game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees won the division after the Orioles lost to the Rays in Tampa Bay. (Oct. 3, 2012)

Yankees vs. Red Sox

The Yankees defeated the Red Sox 14-2 in the final game of the regular season and clinched the AL East title during the game as the Orioles lost to the Rays.

The scoreboard is seen after the Yankees clinched
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The scoreboard is seen after the Yankees clinched the AL East title during the game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees won the division after the Orioles lost to the Rays in Tampa Bay. (Oct. 3, 2012)

Robinson Cano follows through on his two-run home
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Robinson Cano follows through on his two-run home run in the third inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 3, 2012)

Robinson Cano runs the bases after hitting a
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Robinson Cano runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka in the third inning of a game at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 3, 2012)

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Curtis Granderson celebrates his second-inning three-run home run
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Curtis Granderson celebrates his second-inning three-run home run with Robinson Cano during a game against the Boston Red Sox. (Oct. 3, 2012)

Curtis Granderson celebrates his second-inning three-run home run
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Curtis Granderson celebrates his second-inning three-run home run during a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 3, 2012)

Russell Martin hits a double in the bottom
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Russell Martin hits a double in the bottom of the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 3, 2012)

Curtis Granderson gets a high-five from teammate Raul
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Curtis Granderson gets a high-five from teammate Raul Ibanez after hitting a three-run home run in the bottom of the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 3, 2012)

Curtis Granderson gets a fist bump from third
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Curtis Granderson gets a fist bump from third base coach Rob Thomson after hitting a three-run home run in the bottom of the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 3, 2012)

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Curtis Granderson hits a three-run home run in
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Curtis Granderson hits a three-run home run in the bottom of the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 3, 2012)

Hiroki Kuroda delivers a pitch in the top
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Hiroki Kuroda delivers a pitch in the top of the first inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 3, 2012)

The Yankees celebrate after Raul Ibanez knocked in
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The Yankees celebrate after Raul Ibanez knocked in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 12th inning in a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Nick Swisher dumps ice water on Raul Ibanez
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Nick Swisher dumps ice water on Raul Ibanez after he got hit the game-winning hit during a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Curtis Granderson celebrates with Raul Ibanez after scoring
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Curtis Granderson celebrates with Raul Ibanez after scoring on Ibanez's ninth-inning, two-run home run during their game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

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Raul Ibanez hits a game-tying home run during
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Raul Ibanez hits a game-tying home run during a game against the Boston Red Sox. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Raul Ibanez celebrates his game-tying home run with
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Raul Ibanez celebrates his game-tying home run with Nick Swisher during a game against the Boston Red Sox. (Oct. 2, 2012)

The Boston Red Sox's Pedro Ciriaco throws to
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The Boston Red Sox's Pedro Ciriaco throws to first base during a game against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Dustin Pedroia completes an inning ending double play
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Dustin Pedroia completes an inning ending double play after forcing out Alex Rodriguez in the first inning of a game at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Curtis Granderson slides into third for a stolen
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Curtis Granderson slides into third for a stolen base during a game against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

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David Phelps hands the ball to manager Joe
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David Phelps hands the ball to manager Joe Girardi as he leaves the in the sixth inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Mark Teixeira looks on after grounding out to
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Mark Teixeira looks on after grounding out to end the fifth inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

David Phelps adjusts his hat on the mound
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David Phelps adjusts his hat on the mound in the first inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

David Aardsma gives an autographed ball to a
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David Aardsma gives an autographed ball to a fan after taking warmups in the rain before a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Derek Jeter takes the field before a game
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Derek Jeter takes the field before a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

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Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury scores
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Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury scores a first-inning run in front of Russell Martin during a game at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Eduardo Nunez celebrates his RBI infield single in
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Eduardo Nunez celebrates his RBI infield single in the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Eduardo Nunez connects on an RBI infield single
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Eduardo Nunez connects on an RBI infield single during the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 2, 2012)

Curtis Granderson celebrates his two run home run
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Curtis Granderson celebrates his two run home run with teammate Nick Swisher. (Oct. 1, 2012)

Curtis Granderson hits a two-run homer during the
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Curtis Granderson hits a two-run homer during the second inning. (Oct. 1, 2012)

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Clay Buchholz winds up in a game against
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Clay Buchholz winds up in a game against the Yankees. (Oct. 1, 2012)

Mark Teixeira hits a two-run home run. (Oct.
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Mark Teixeira hits a two-run home run. (Oct. 1, 2012)

Russell Martin watches his solo home run during
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Russell Martin watches his solo home run during the second inning. (Oct. 1, 2012)

CC Sabathia delivers a pitch in a game
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CC Sabathia delivers a pitch in a game against the Boston Red Sox. (Oct. 1, 2012)

Russell Martin celebrates his home run during the
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Russell Martin celebrates his home run during the second inning. (Oct. 1, 2012)

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Mark Teixeira draws a walk in his third
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Mark Teixeira draws a walk in his third at-bat in a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2012)

Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees
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Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees follows through on his fourth inning double against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on Monday, October 1 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City.(Photo by Jim McIsaac)

Bobby Valentine pats starting pitcher Clay Buchholz after
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Bobby Valentine pats starting pitcher Clay Buchholz after taking him out during the second inning. (Oct. 1, 2012)

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