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Joe Girardi greets Jayson Nix at the dugout after he scored during the first inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (May 9, 2013)

Yankees vs. Rockies

Robinson Cano picked up his 1,500th career hit as the Yankees beat the Colorado Rockies, 3-1, in the rubber game of a three-game interleague series Thursday at Coors Field.

Adam Warren works against the Colorado Rockies in
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Adam Warren works against the Colorado Rockies in the fifth inning of a game in Denver. (May 9, 2013)

Robinson Cano follows the flight of his solo
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Robinson Cano follows the flight of his solo home run off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Adam Ottavino in the fifth inning of a game in Denver. (May 9, 2013)

Ben Francisco jumps at the wall to catch
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Ben Francisco jumps at the wall to catch a fly ball off the bat of the Colorado Rockies' Nolan Arenado in the fifth inning of a game in Denver. (May 9, 2013)

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Robinson Cano, center, is congratulated by teammates after
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Robinson Cano, center, is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies. (May 9, 2013)

Field crew members pull the tarp as heavy
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Field crew members pull the tarp as heavy rains sweep over Coors Field and halt play in the fourth inning of a game between the Yankees and Rockies. (May 9, 2013)

Robinson Cano falls to the ground but is
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Robinson Cano falls to the ground but is able to make the catch for an out on a bunt attempt by the Colorado Rockies' Eric Young Jr. during the third inning of a game at Coors Field. (May 9, 2013)

Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez hits a sacrifice
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Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez hits a sacrifice fly during the first inning of a game against the Yankees at Coors Field. (May 9, 2013)

Colorado Rockies outfielder Dexter Fowler slides past the
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Colorado Rockies outfielder Dexter Fowler slides past the tag of Chris Stewart to score on a sacrifice fly during the first inning of a game at Coors Field. (May 9, 2013)

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Joe Girardi greets Jayson Nix at the dugout
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Joe Girardi greets Jayson Nix at the dugout after he scored during the first inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (May 9, 2013)

CC Sabathia delivers a pitch during the first
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CC Sabathia delivers a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (May 9, 2013)

Vernon Wells hits an RBI-single as Colorado Rockies
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Vernon Wells hits an RBI-single as Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario looks on during the first inning of a game in Denver. (May 9, 2013)

Chris Stewart, left, fields the throw from the
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Chris Stewart, left, fields the throw from the outfield as Colorado Rockies outfielder Dexter Fowler scores on a sacrifice fly by Carlos Gonzalez in the first inning a game in Denver. (May 9, 2013)

Joe Girardi reacts after arguing with home plate
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Joe Girardi reacts after arguing with home plate umpire Phil Cuzzi, who called Colorado Rockies runner Dexter Fowler safe at home on a bang-bang play at the plate on a sacrifice fly in the first inning of a game in Denver. (May 9, 2013)

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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, right, accepts a
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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, right, accepts a check for his foundation from Colorado Rockies mascot Dinger the dinosaur during a ceremony to honor Rivera before the first inning. (May 8, 2013)

Yankees' Vernon Wells follows the flight of his
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Yankees' Vernon Wells follows the flight of his single against the Colorado Rockies in the sixth inning. (May 8, 2013)

Yankees' Robinson Cano, front, reacts after striking out
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Yankees' Robinson Cano, front, reacts after striking out as Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario walks away in the sixth inning. (May 8, 2013)

Yankees' Vernon Wells, left, follows the flight of
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Yankees' Vernon Wells, left, follows the flight of his two-run home run with Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario in the first inning. (May 8, 2013)

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Juan Nicasio, front, reacts
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Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Juan Nicasio, front, reacts as Yankees' Vernon Wells, rear, rounds the bases on his two-run home run in the first inning. (May 8, 2013)

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Yankees' Vernon Wells rounds the bases after hitting
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Yankees' Vernon Wells rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning. (May 8, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher David Phelps delivers against the
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Yankees starting pitcher David Phelps delivers against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning. (May 8, 2013)

Yankees' Vernon Wells, left, is congratulated by teammate
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Yankees' Vernon Wells, left, is congratulated by teammate Lyle Overbay after hitting a two-run home run against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning. (May 8, 2013)

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Juan Nicasio delivers against
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Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Juan Nicasio delivers against the Yankees in the first inning. (May 8, 2013)

Yankees' Brett Gardner, front left, slides safely into
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Yankees' Brett Gardner, front left, slides safely into second base as Colorado Rockies shortstop Reid Brignac, front right, fields the throw and second baseman Josh Rutledge backs up the play in the first inning. (May 8, 2013)

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Ichiro Suzuki of the New York Yankees hits
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Ichiro Suzuki of the New York Yankees hits a two-out single during the third inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (May 7, 2013)

Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees warms up in
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Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees warms up in the dugout before a game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (May 7, 2013)

Starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa of the
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Starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa of the Colorado Rockies delivers to home plate during the first inning against the Yankees at Coors Field. (May 7, 2013)

Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees steals second base
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Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees steals second base during the third inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (May 7, 2013)

Starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees delivers
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Starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees delivers to home plate against Jorge De La Rosa of the Colorado Rockies during the third inning. (May 7, 2013)

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Yankees' Robinson Cano breaks his bat as he
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Yankees' Robinson Cano breaks his bat as he grounds out against the Colorado Rockies during the fourth inning. (May 7, 2013)

Yankees' Chris Nelson bats in the pouring rain
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Yankees' Chris Nelson bats in the pouring rain against the Colorado Rockies during the fifth inning. (May 7, 2013)

Mariano Rivera of the Yankees laughs in the
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Mariano Rivera of the Yankees laughs in the dugout during batting practice. (May 7, 2013)

Manager Joe Girardi of the Yankees looks on
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Manager Joe Girardi of the Yankees looks on during batting practice before taking on the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (May 7, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi, right, talks with Denver
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi, right, talks with Denver Broncos players Champ Bailey, left, and Peyton Manning, center, during batting practice. (May 7, 2013)

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Robinson Cano of the Yankees walks onto the
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Robinson Cano of the Yankees walks onto the field for batting practice before a game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (May 7, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda throws to the
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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda throws to the plate against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning. (May 7, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks with Denver Broncos
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi talks with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning during batting practice. (May 7, 2013)

Second baseman Josh Rutledge of the Colorado Rockies
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Second baseman Josh Rutledge of the Colorado Rockies fields a ground ball on his way to recording the second out of the first inning against the Yankees at Coors Field. (May 7, 2013)

Starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees delivers
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Starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees delivers to home plate during the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (May 7, 2013)

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Starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees delivers
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Starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees delivers to home plate during the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (May 7, 2013)

Quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos shares
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Quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos shares a laugh with Joe Girardi of the Yankees during batting practice before a game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. (May 7, 2013)

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