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Jayson Nix is congratulated by Francisco Cervelli after they both scored on Nix's two-run home run during the second inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit. (April 7, 2013)

Yankees vs. Tigers

The Yankees defeated the Detroit Tigers, 7-0, to avoid a sweep in a three-game series at Comerica Park.

Ichiro Suzuki rounds third base on his way
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Ichiro Suzuki rounds third base on his way to scoring a third-inning run against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (April 7, 2013)

Jayson Nix is congratulated at home plate by
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Jayson Nix is congratulated at home plate by Francisco Cervelli after hitting a third-inning home run during a game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (April 7, 2013)

CC Sabathia delivers a first-inning pitch during a
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CC Sabathia delivers a first-inning pitch during a game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (April 7, 2013)

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Travis Hafner breaks his bat during the third
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Travis Hafner breaks his bat during the third inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit. (April 7, 2013)

Mariano Rivera acknowledges the crowd with Detroit Tigers
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Mariano Rivera acknowledges the crowd with Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland after being presented a frame with photographs of him pitching at Tiger Stadium and Comerica Park before a baseball game in Detroit. (April 7, 2013)

Detroit Tigers catcher Brayan Pena holds up the
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Detroit Tigers catcher Brayan Pena holds up the ball as Travis Hafner reacts after striking out during the first inning of a game in Detroit. (April 7, 2013)

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander talks with
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Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander talks with catcher Brayan Pena during the first inning of a game against the Yankees in Detroit. (April 7, 2013)

Jayson Nix is congratulated by Francisco Cervelli after
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Jayson Nix is congratulated by Francisco Cervelli after they both scored on Nix's two-run home run during the second inning of a game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit. (April 7, 2013)

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Lyle Overbay of the Yankees swings for a
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Lyle Overbay of the Yankees swings for a base hit against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (April 6, 2013)

Jayson Nix of theYankees swings and makes contact
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Jayson Nix of theYankees swings and makes contact against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (April 6, 2013)

Kevin Youkilis of the Yankees scores a run
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Kevin Youkilis of the Yankees scores a run against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (April 6, 2013)

Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder is tagged out by
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Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder is tagged out by Yankees third baseman Kevin Youkilis on an attempted steal during the eighth inning. (April 6, 2013)

Travis Hafner of the Yankees scores a run
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Travis Hafner of the Yankees scores a run against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (April 6, 2013)

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Yankees right fielder Brennan Boesch dives but misplays
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Yankees right fielder Brennan Boesch dives but misplays a double by Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera during the third inning of a baseball game in Detroit. (April 6, 2013)

New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes reacts
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes reacts during the first inning against the Detroit Tigers. (April 6, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws against the
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Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws against the Detroit Tigers. (April 6, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi watches from the dugout
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi watches from the dugout during the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit. (April 6, 2013)

Yankees relief pitcher Boone Logan throws during the
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Yankees relief pitcher Boone Logan throws during the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers. (April 6, 2013)

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Yankees relief pitcher David Phelps throws during the
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Yankees relief pitcher David Phelps throws during the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers. (April 6, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes is taken out
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Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes is taken out of the game during the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers. (April 6, 2013)

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers waves to
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Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers waves to the fans prior to the start of the game against the Yankees at Comerica Park. (April 5, 2013)

Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees warms up prior
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Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees warms up prior to the start of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (April 5, 2013)

Al Crawford, of Warren, Mich., cheers during batting
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Al Crawford, of Warren, Mich., cheers during batting practice before an opening day baseball game between the Yankees and Detroit Tigers. (April 5, 2013)

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Ivan Nova of the Yankees pitches in the
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Ivan Nova of the Yankees pitches in the first inning during the game against the Detroit Tigers. (April 5, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova throws during the
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Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova throws during the first inning. (April 5, 2013)

Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild, second from left,
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Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild, second from left, talks with pitcher Ivan Nova in the fifth inning. (April 5, 2013)

Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder acknowledges the crowd after
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Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder acknowledges the crowd after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning. (April 5, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi looks over Eduardo Nunez
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi looks over Eduardo Nunez after he was hit by a pitch from Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Doug Fister during the fourth inning. (April 5, 2013)

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Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova sits on the bench
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Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova sits on the bench in the dugout after being taken out in the fifth inning. (April 5, 2013)

Yankees' Kevin Youkilis, right, is congratulated by Robinson
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Yankees' Kevin Youkilis, right, is congratulated by Robinson Cano after hitting a two-run home run against the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning. (April 5, 2013)

Yankees pitcher Boone Logan sits on the bench
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Yankees pitcher Boone Logan sits on the bench in the dugout during the sixth inning. (April 5, 2013)

Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with
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Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with teammate Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning. (April 5, 2013)

Yankees pitcher Boone Logan throws against the Detroit
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Yankees pitcher Boone Logan throws against the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning. (April 5, 2013)

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Shawn Kelley of the Yankees reacts after giving
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Shawn Kelley of the Yankees reacts after giving up a two-run home run to Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers in the seventh inning during the home opener at Comerica Park. (April 5, 2013)

Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers hits a
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Prince Fielder of the Detroit Tigers hits a two-run home run in the seventh inning scoring Miguel Cabrera during the game against the Yankees at Comerica Park. (April 5, 2013)

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