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Hiroki Kuroda delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 8, 2013)

Yankees vs. Red Sox

The Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox, 4-3, on a walk-off wild pitch to avoid the sweep Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

Ichiro Suzuki, left, reacts after scoring on a
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Ichiro Suzuki, left, reacts after scoring on a walk-off wild pitch to win a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 8, 2013)

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 Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 8, 2013)

Eduardo Nunez (26) takes a swing in the
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Eduardo Nunez (26) takes a swing in the bottom of the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 8, 2013)

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Chris Stewart (19) is forced out at second
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Chris Stewart (19) is forced out at second by Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew (7) in the bottom of the third inning. (Sept. 8, 2013)

Ichiro Suzuki (31) follows his fly out to
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Ichiro Suzuki (31) follows his fly out to left in the bottom of the third inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 8, 2013)

Chris Stewart (19) talks to Hiroki Kuroda (18)
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Chris Stewart (19) talks to Hiroki Kuroda (18) in the top of the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 8, 2013)

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 8, 2013)

Hiroki Kuroda delivers a pitch during the first
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Hiroki Kuroda delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 8, 2013)

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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, right,
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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, right, celebrates with teammate Jarrod Saltalamacchia after scoring on a double hit by Mike Carp during the second inning of a game against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 8, 2013)

Curtis Granderson reacts after striking out during the
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Curtis Granderson reacts after striking out during the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 8, 2013)

Hiroki Kuroda reacts after walking the Boston Red
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Hiroki Kuroda reacts after walking the Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. to load the bases during the second inning of a game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 8, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi walks off the field
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi walks off the field after taking out starting pitcher David Huff in the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher David Huff hands the ball
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Yankees starting pitcher David Huff hands the ball to manager Joe Girardi in the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

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Yankees' Eduardo Nunez, Robinson Cano, Derek Jeter and
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Yankees' Eduardo Nunez, Robinson Cano, Derek Jeter and Lyle Overbay stand in the field in the fourth inning while relief pitcher Vidal Nuno warms up against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees' Eduardo Nunez, Robinson Cano, Derek Jeter and
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Yankees' Eduardo Nunez, Robinson Cano, Derek Jeter and Lyle Overbay stand in the field in the fourth inning while relief pitcher Vidal Nuno warms up against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees relief pitcher Jim Miller wipes his face
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Yankees relief pitcher Jim Miller wipes his face with his jersey as he walks off the field after the top of the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

New York Yankees relief pitcher Jim Miller throws
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Jim Miller throws in the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees relief pitcher Jim Miller throws in the
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Yankees relief pitcher Jim Miller throws in the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

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Yankees manager Joe Girardi walks off the field
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi walks off the field after taking out relief pitcher Jim Miller in the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees relief pitcher Jim Miller walks off the
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Yankees relief pitcher Jim Miller walks off the field after being taken out in the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi walks off the field
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi walks off the field after taking out starting pitcher David Huff in the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi walks off the field
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi walks off the field after taking out relief pitcher Jim Miller in the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi walks off the field
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi walks off the field after taking out relief pitcher Jim Miller in the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

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Yankees' Derek Jeter talks to the home plate
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Yankees' Derek Jeter talks to the home plate umpire Sam Holbrook after he strikes out to end the fourth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi takes the ball from
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi takes the ball from relief pitcher Jim Miller in the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees' Derek Jeter runs to first base on
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Yankees' Derek Jeter runs to first base on his RBI single in the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees' Robinson Cano follows through on his single
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Yankees' Robinson Cano follows through on his single in the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

New York Yankees' Alfonso Soriano hits a two-run
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New York Yankees' Alfonso Soriano hits a two-run single in the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

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Yankees' Derek Jeter hits an RBI single in
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Yankees' Derek Jeter hits an RBI single in the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees' Derek Jeter hits an RBI single in
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Yankees' Derek Jeter hits an RBI single in the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (Sept. 7, 2013)

Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain looks up as he
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Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain looks up as he leaves the field against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes walks off the field
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Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes walks off the field after being taken out in the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees pitcher Boone Logan reacts after giving up
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Yankees pitcher Boone Logan reacts after giving up a grand slam to Mike Napoli in the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

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Yankees pitcher Boone Logan reacts after giving up
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Yankees pitcher Boone Logan reacts after giving up a grand slam to Mike Napoli in the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees pitcher Boone Logan reacts after giving up
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Yankees pitcher Boone Logan reacts after giving up a grand slam to Mike Napoli in the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees pitcher Boone Logan reacts after giving up
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Yankees pitcher Boone Logan reacts after giving up a grand slam to Mike Napoli in the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees pitcher Boone Logan reacts after giving up
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Yankees pitcher Boone Logan reacts after giving up a grand slam to Mike Napoli in the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees' Alfonso Soriano sets before hitting his two-run
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Yankees' Alfonso Soriano sets before hitting his two-run home run in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

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Yankees' Derek Jeter congratulates Alfonso Soriano on his
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Yankees' Derek Jeter congratulates Alfonso Soriano on his two-run home run in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez congratulates Alfonso Soriano on his
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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez congratulates Alfonso Soriano on his two-run home run in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte delivers against the
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Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte delivers against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Felix Doubront delivers
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Felix Doubront delivers against the Yankees in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte delivers against the
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Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte delivers against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

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Yankees' Alfonso Soriano follows through on his two-run
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Yankees' Alfonso Soriano follows through on his two-run home run in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte delivers against the
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Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte delivers against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte delivers against the
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Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte delivers against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte delivers against the
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Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte delivers against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte delivers against the
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Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte delivers against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez draws a walk in the
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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez draws a walk in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

Yankees' Eduardo Nunez hits an RBI triple in
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Yankees' Eduardo Nunez hits an RBI triple in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium. (Sept. 6, 2013)

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