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Boston Red Sox hitter Mike Napoli hits a two-run home run against the Yankees during the first inning. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Yankees vs. Red Sox

The Yankees could not avoid a three-game sweep, as they fell to the Red Sox, 9-2, on Sunday Night Baseball at Fenway Park.

Boston Red Sox hitter Mike Napoli hits a
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Boston Red Sox hitter Mike Napoli hits a two-run home run against the Yankees during the first inning. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Boston Red Sox runner Mike Napoli, left, is
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Boston Red Sox runner Mike Napoli, left, is out on a fielder's choice as Yankees shortstop Brendan Ryan tries to throw to first base during the fourth inning. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Boston Red Sox hitter Mike Napoli, center, celebrates
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Boston Red Sox hitter Mike Napoli, center, celebrates with teammates Jarrod Saltalamacchia, left, and David Ortiz after hitting a two-run home against the Yankees during the first inning. (Sept. 15, 2013)

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Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz throws against
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Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz throws against the Yankees during the first inning. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Boston Red Sox hitter Mike Napoli watches the
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Boston Red Sox hitter Mike Napoli watches the flight of his two-run home run against the Yankees during the first inning. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, left, embraces Boston
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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, left, embraces Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia, right, during a tribute to Rivera. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera tips his hat
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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera tips his hat to the crowd following a pregame tribute in his honor. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox
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Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Yankees in the first inning at Fenway Park. (Sept.14, 2013)

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CC Sabathia #52 of the Yankees pitches against
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CC Sabathia #52 of the Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park. (Sept.14, 2013)

CC Sabathia #52 of the Yankees pitches against
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CC Sabathia #52 of the Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning at Fenway Park. (Sept.14, 2013)

Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox
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Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Yankees in the first inning at Fenway Park. (Sept.14, 2013)

Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox
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Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the New York Yankees in the first inning at Fenway Park. (Sept.14, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia bites his lip
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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia bites his lip as he heads for the dugout after giving up a run to the Boston Red Sox in the second inning. (Sept. 14, 2013)

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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers against the
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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers against the Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Yankees first baseman Lyle Overbay (55) stretches but
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Yankees first baseman Lyle Overbay (55) stretches but can't get to a throw by third baseman Mark Reynolds as Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli makes it to first on the error during the second inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers against the
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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Yankees' Derek Jeter looks on from the dugout
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Yankees' Derek Jeter looks on from the dugout during the second inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. (Sept. 14, 2013)

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Yankees' Curtis Granderson gestures at teammate Vernon Wells
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Yankees' Curtis Granderson gestures at teammate Vernon Wells (22) while heading for the dugout during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz follows
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Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz follows through with an RBI single during the third inning of a baseball game against the Yankees at Fenway Park. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia shouts out while
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Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia shouts out while leaving the mound after giving up a run to the Boston Red Sox during the fourth inning. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi looks on from the
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi looks on from the dugout before their baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Boston Red Sox's Shane Victorino follows through with
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Boston Red Sox's Shane Victorino follows through with an RBI single against the Yankees during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park. (Sept. 14, 2013)

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Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia (15) is congratulated
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Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia (15) is congratulated by teammates Jonny Gomes, left, and starting pitcher Ryan Dempster, right, after scoring on a hit by David Ortiz during the third inning against the Yankees at Fenway Park. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Boston Red Sox's Jarrod Saltalamacchia watches his grand
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Boston Red Sox's Jarrod Saltalamacchia watches his grand slam in front of Yankees catcher Chris Stewart during the seventh inning. (Sept. 13, 2013)

Yankees shortstop Brendan Ryan tosses the ball to
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Yankees shortstop Brendan Ryan tosses the ball to second base for the force on Boston Red Sox's Daniel Nava on Stephen Drew's grounder in the fifth inning on Sept. 13, 2013.

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson and Lyle Overbay
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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson and Lyle Overbay stand at attention during the national anthem prior to a game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. (Sept. 13, 2013)

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey throws
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey throws to a Yankees batter in the first inning. (Sept. 13, 2013)

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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda kicks his foot
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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda kicks his foot up in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox after the Red Sox scored four runs. (Sept. 13, 2013)

Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia slides into home
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Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia slides into home to score on a grounder by Mike Carp in the first inning against the Yankees at Fenway Park. (Sept. 13, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda throws to a
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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda throws to a Boston Red Sox batter in the first inning. (Sept. 13, 2013)

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez sits in the dugout as
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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez sits in the dugout as Derek Jeter stands next to him during the first inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. (Sept. 13, 2013)

Yankees' Alex Rodriguez walks away from the plate
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Yankees' Alex Rodriguez walks away from the plate after striking out as Boston Red Sox catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia returns the ball to the mound in the first inning. (Sept. 13, 2013)

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