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ALCS Game 1: Yankees 6, Rangers 5

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi (28) and

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi (28) and Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington embrace during introductions before Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas. Photo Credit: AP

The Yankees scored 5 runs in the 8th inning to come back and beat the Rangers in Game 1 of the 2010 ALCS.

New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera pumps
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera pumps his fist after the final out in a 6-5 win over the Texas Rangers in Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera delivers
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers in the ninth inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas. Rivera got the save in the Yankees 6-5 win.

Kerry Wood #39 of the New York
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Kerry Wood #39 of the New York Yankees throws a pitch against the Texas Rangers in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, right,
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, right, celebrates with catcher Jorge Posada after Rivera saved a 6-5 win over the Texas Rangers in Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series. (Oct. 15, 2010)

The New York Yankees celebrate their 6-5 win
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The New York Yankees celebrate their 6-5 win over the Texas Rangers in Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

Derek Jeter knocks in an RBI during hte
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Derek Jeter knocks in an RBI during hte 8th inning of Game 1 of the ALCS.

Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers
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Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers is caught in a run down attempting to steal second base against Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

(L-R) Mark Teixeira #25 and Derek Jeter
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(L-R) Mark Teixeira #25 and Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrate a play against the Texas Rangers in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York
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Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees is congratulated by Nick Swisher #33 and Jorge Posada #20 (R) after Teixeira scored in the top of the eighth inning against the Texas Rangers in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

(L-R) A.J. Burnett #38 and Derek Jeter
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(L-R) A.J. Burnett #38 and Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrate after they won 6-5 against the Texas Rangers in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, left,
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New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, left, hugs third baseman Alex Rodriguez after the Yankees' 6-5 win over the Texas Rangers Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira celebrates after scoring
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New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira celebrates after scoring against the Texas Rangers on a single by Robinson Cano in the eighth inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez hits a single
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New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez hits a single scoring Derek Jeter and Nick Swisher during the eighth inning at Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers forces
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Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers forces out Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees in the top of the third inning of Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees
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Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees hits a solo home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter watches action against
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter watches action against the Texas Rangers in the sixth inning during Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees' Robinson Cano, left, watches his
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New York Yankees' Robinson Cano, left, watches his solo home run with Texas Rangers catcher Matt Treanor, right, and umpire Gerry Davis in the seventh inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees' Robinson Cano is congratulated by
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New York Yankees' Robinson Cano is congratulated by Derek Jeter after Cano's solo home run in the seventh inning during Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees commits an error in the sixth inning against the Texas Rangers in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Dustin Moseley #40 of the New York Yankees
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Dustin Moseley #40 of the New York Yankees throws a pitch against the Texas Rangers in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Joba Chamberlain appears in Game 1 of the
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Joba Chamberlain appears in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Rangers. (Oct. 15, 2010)

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) greets Nick
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) greets Nick Swisher after the both scored on a bases-loaded single by Alex Rodriguez in Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

Arlington, TX - Friday Oct. 15, 2010; Newsday/
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Arlington, TX - Friday Oct. 15, 2010; Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams Jr.: New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson is out at second while the Elvis Andrus of the Texas Ranger throw to first in the top of the second inning Friday Oct. 15, during the ALCS at Rangers Ball Park in Arlinton. Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams Jr.

New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira reacts to a
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New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira reacts to a strike during the sixth inning against the Texas Rangers at Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees' CC Sabathia pitches against the
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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia pitches against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's . (Oct. 15, 2010)

Fans react after New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez
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Fans react after New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez strikes out in the fourth inning against the New York Yankees at Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

C.J. Wilson #36 of the Texas Rangers pitches
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C.J. Wilson #36 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the New York Yankees in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton beats a tag by
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Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton beats a tag by New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano to steal second during the third inning at Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

(L-R) Elvis Andrus #1 and Nelson Cruz
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(L-R) Elvis Andrus #1 and Nelson Cruz #17 of the Texas Rangers take the field to play against the New York Yankees in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Starting pitcher CC Sabathia #52 of the New
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Starting pitcher CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees adjusts his gloves against the Texas Rangers in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees' CC Sabathia tags out the
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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia tags out the Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz in the bottom of the first inning Friday Oct. 15, during the ALCS at Rangers Ball Park in Arlinton.

Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz breaks his bat grounding
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Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz breaks his bat grounding out in the third inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees' CC Sabathia pitching against the
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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia pitching against the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the 1st inning Friday Oct. 15, during the ALCS at Rangers Ball Park in Arlington.

New York Yankees pitcher C. C. Sabathia speaks
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New York Yankees pitcher C. C. Sabathia speaks with Derek Jeter after giving up a 3 run home run in the first inning of his ALCS match against the texas rangers at the Rangers ballpark in Arlington on the evening of OCtober 15, 2010. (Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara)

Starting pitcher CC Sabathia #52 of the New
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Starting pitcher CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees rubs the ball in his hand on the mound against the Texas Rangers in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Josh Hamilton hits a three run home run
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Josh Hamilton hits a three run home run in the first inning.

Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz, center reacts after umpire
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Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz, center reacts after umpire Gerry Davis called him out at home from a tag by New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia, left, in the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas. Cruz was attempting to score on a wild pitch

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia, left,
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New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia, left, tags out Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz attempting to score on a wild pitch in the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers
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Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers celebrates with Elvis Andrus #1 and Michael Young #10 after Hamilton's three run home run in the first inning against the New York Yankees in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

CC Sabithia #52 of the New York Yankees
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CC Sabithia #52 of the New York Yankees throws a pitch against the Texas Rangers in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia, right,
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New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia, right, tags out Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz attempting to score on a wild pitch in the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

Texas Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton hits a
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Texas Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton hits a home run against the New York Yankees during the first inning at Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees pitcher C. C. Sabathia reacts
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New York Yankees pitcher C. C. Sabathia reacts after giving up a 3 run home run and walking the bases loaded in the first inning of his ALCS match against the texas rangers at the Rangers ballpark in Arlington on the evening of OCtober 15, 2010.

Texas Rangers' C.J. Wilson pitches against the New
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Texas Rangers' C.J. Wilson pitches against the New York Yankees in the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi (28) and
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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi (28) and Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington embrace during introductions before Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees' CC Sabathia pitches against the
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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia pitches against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's . (Oct. 15, 2010)

Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton, center, is greeted by
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Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton, center, is greeted by Elvis Andrus (1) and Michael Young after Hamilton's three-run home run off New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia in the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

C.J. Wilson #36 of the Texas Rangers
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C.J. Wilson #36 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the New York Yankees in Game One of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.

Texas Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton hits a
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Texas Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton hits a home run against the New York Yankees during the first inning at Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia struggles
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New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia struggles against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia, back,
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New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia, back, sprawls at the plate after tagging out Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz trying to score on a wild pitch in the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's American League Championship Series Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in Arlington, Texas.

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