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New York Yankees' Hideki Matsui, left, greets Yankees' Johnny Damon (18) after Damon scored in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners. (September 19, 2009)

Yankees at Seattle

The Yankees visit the Seattle Mariners for a three-game series

Alex Rodriguez heads back to the dugout after
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Alex Rodriguez heads back to the dugout after striking out against the Seattle Mariners on September 20, 2009 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington.

New York Yankees' Hideki Matsui reacts to striking
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New York Yankees' Hideki Matsui reacts to striking out in the eighth inning against the Seattle Mariners in a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, in Seattle.

Ken Griffey Jr. follows through on a three-run
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Ken Griffey Jr. follows through on a three-run home run off New York Yankees' Joba Chamberlain in the second inning Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, in Seattle. Yankees catcher Jorge Posada and home plate umpire Chuck Meriwether look on.

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Ken Griffey Jr. rounds the bases past Derek
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Ken Griffey Jr. rounds the bases past Derek Jeter after hitting a three-run homer on September 20, 2009 at Safeco Field.

Joba Chamberlain, left, Derek Jeter, and Jorge Posada
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Joba Chamberlain, left, Derek Jeter, and Jorge Posada react to a sacrifice bunt by Josh Wilson in the second inning, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009.

Joba Chamberlain #62 of the New York Yankees
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Joba Chamberlain #62 of the New York Yankees reacts after giving up a sacrifice fly in the second inning against the Seattle Mariners. (September 20, 2009)

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Ian Snell throws against
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Ian Snell throws against the New York Yankees in the fifth inning Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, in Seattle.

New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira hits a three-run
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New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira hits a three-run home run against the Seattle Mariners in the fifth inning. (September 19, 2009)

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New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira, left, walks to
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New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira, left, walks to the visitors' dugout with Yankees' Johnny Damon, right, after Teixeira hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning against the Seattle Mariners that scored Damon Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, in a MLB baseball game at Safeco Field in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

CC Sabathia -- #52 Throws: Left 2009: 19-8,
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CC Sabathia -- #52

Throws: Left

2009: 19-8, 3.37 ERA

Career in postseason: (10 starts) 5-4, 4.45 ERA

2009 postseason: (5 starts) 3-1, 1.98 ERA
ALDS: (1 start) 1-0, 1.35 ERA; 6 2/3 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 8 K, 0 BB
ALCS: (2 starts) 2-0, 1.13 ERA; 16 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 12 K, 3 BB
World Series: (2 starts) 0-1, 3.29 ERA; 13 2/3 IP, 11 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 12 K, 6 BB

Phillies batters* (career in reg. season & postseason vs. Sabathia): 41-for-157 (.261)

* Players currently on Phillies' roster

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Doug Fister throws in
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Doug Fister throws in the first inning against the New York Yankees. (September 19, 2009)

New York Yankees' Hideki Matsui, left, greets Yankees'
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New York Yankees' Hideki Matsui, left, greets Yankees' Johnny Damon (18) after Damon scored in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners. (September 19, 2009)

New York Yankees' Johnny Damon crosses the plate
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New York Yankees' Johnny Damon crosses the plate well ahead of the throw to Seattle Mariners catcher Kenji Johjima (2) in the first inning, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009, in a MLB baseball game at Safeco Field in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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New York Yankees' Hideki Matsui 'rounds the bases
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New York Yankees' Hideki Matsui 'rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Seattle Mariners in the fourth inning. (September 19, 2009)

Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki gets set to run
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Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki gets set to run from first base as New York Yankees' CC Sabathia pitches in the third inning. (September 19, 2009)

Franklin Gutierrez makes a leaping catch on a
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Franklin Gutierrez makes a leaping catch on a ball hit by Nick Swisher of the New York Yankees on September 18, 2009 at Safeco Field.

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"Moose," the Seattle Mariners mascot, uses an umbrella to escape his customary dousing by the Mariners' bullpen as he rides an all-terrain vehicle around the warning track at Safeco Field during a break in the action against the New York Yankees, Friday, Sept. 18, 2009.

Mark Teixeira reacts after Ichiro Suzuki was tagged
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Mark Teixeira reacts after Ichiro Suzuki was tagged out at first base on a pick off play.

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New York Yankees' Nick Swisher can only watch
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New York Yankees' Nick Swisher can only watch from the wall as fans try to catch a two-run walk off home run hit by Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki in the ninth inning that gave the Mariners a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees.

Ichiro Suzuki hits a two-run walk off home
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Ichiro Suzuki hits a two-run walk off home run in the ninth inning to give the Mariners a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees, Friday, Sept. 18, 2009.

Ichiro Suzuki is greeted at the plate by
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Ichiro Suzuki is greeted at the plate by his teammates after hitting a two-run walk off home run in the ninth inning.

Ichiro Suzuki celebrates after he hit a two-run
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Ichiro Suzuki celebrates after he hit a two-run walk off home run in the ninth inning to give the Mariners a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees.

Ichiro Suzuki celebrates with fans after he hit
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Ichiro Suzuki celebrates with fans after he hit a two-run walk off home run in the ninth inning to give the Mariners a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees, Friday, Sept. 18, 2009.

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Mariano Rivera leaves the field after giving up
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Mariano Rivera leaves the field after giving up a game-winning two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to Ichiro Suzuki at Safeco Field.

New York Yankees starting pitcher A.J. Burnett throws
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New York Yankees starting pitcher A.J. Burnett throws in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, in a MLB baseball game at Safeco Field in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 18: Derek Jeter #2 of
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SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 18: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees singles in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners on September 18, 2009 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 18: Derek Jeter #2 of
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SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 18: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees is congratulated after scoring in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners on September 18, 2009 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez hits an RBI-sacrifice
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New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez hits an RBI-sacrifice fly in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, in a MLB baseball game at Safeco Field in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 18: Alex Rodriguez #13 of
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SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 18: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees drives in a run in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners on September 18, 2009 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

A.J. Burnett of the New York Yankees
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A.J. Burnett of the New York Yankees pitches against the Seattle Mariners. (September 18, 2009)

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