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Yankees vs. Rays

The Yankees beat the Rays, 6-2 and 5-1, in the third and fourth games of a four-game series on Thursday, July 18 at Yankee Stadium.

Austin Romine #28 of the New York Yankees
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Austin Romine of the Yankees celebrates with teammate Didi Gregorius #18 after scoring in the sixth inning on a balk against the Tampa Bay Rays in the second game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Edwin Encarnacion #30 of the New York Yankees
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Edwin Encarnacion of the Yankees dives home for a run during the sixth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in the second game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Tommy Pham #29 of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Tommy Pham of the Tampa Bay Rays scores a run during the third inning past Austin Romine of the Yankees in the second game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Luke Voit #45 of the New York Yankees
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Luke Voit of the Yankees celebrates his fifth inning home run against the Tampa Bay Rays in the second game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees
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Aaron Judge of the Yankees reacts after striking out during the fourth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in the second game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Luis Cessa #85 of the New York Yankees
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Luis Cessa of the Yankees pitches during the fifth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in the second game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Luke Voit #45 of the New York Yankees
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Luke Voit of the Yankees reacts after his fifth inning RBI single against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Gio Urshela #29 of the New York Yankees
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Gio Urshela of the Yankees celebrates his second inning two run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of a doubleheader with teammate Didi Gregorius at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Gio Urshela #29 of the New York Yankees
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Gio Urshela of the Yankees celebrates his second inning two run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Gio Urshela #29 of the New York Yankees
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Gio Urshela of the Yankees follows through on his second inning two run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Manager Aaron Boone #17 of the New York
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Manager Aaron Boone of the Yankees argues with home plate umpire Brennan Miller after he was ejected during the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Manager Aaron Boone #17 of the New York
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Manager Aaron Boone of the Yankees argues with home plate umpire Brennan Miller after he was ejected during the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Domingo German of the Yankees stands on the
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Domingo German of the Yankees stands on the mound during the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx.

Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius takes a curtain call
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Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius takes a curtain call after his eighth-inning grand slam against the Rays at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius reacts after his eighth-inning
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Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius reacts after his eighth-inning grand slam against the Rays at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge celebrates his eighth-inning two-run
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Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge celebrates his eighth-inning two-run home run against the Rays at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia walks to the dugout
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Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia walks to the dugout after an altercation against the Rays in the sixth inning at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees
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Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is held back by teammate Didi Gregorius after an altercation at the the end of the sixth inning against the Rays at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees
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Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia stands on the mound during the fifth inning against the Rays at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees
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Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia delivers during the fifth inning against the Rays at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees
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Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia looks on after surrendering a fourth-inning home run against the Rays' Yandy Diaz at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

Edwin Encarnacion #30 of the New York Yankees
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Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion celebrates his second-inning home run against the Rays at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez srikes out to end
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Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez strikes out to end the first inning against the Rays at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

DJ LeMahieu #26 of the New York Yankees
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The Yankees' DJ LeMahieu bats during the first inning against the Rays at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

Chad Green #57 of the New York Yankees
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Chad Green of the Yankees reacts after the final out of the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Bronx.

Gio Urshela #29 of the New York Yankees
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Gio Urshela of theYankees follows through on his seventh inning home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Bronx.

Willy Adames #1 of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Willy Adames of the Tampa Bay Rays is picked off at second base in the fifth inning by Gleyber Torres of the Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Bronx.

Aaron Judge of the Yankees looks on before
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Aaron Judge of the Yankees looks on before a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Bronx.

Milwaukee Bucks forward and 2019 NBA MVP Giannis
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Milwaukee Bucks forward and 2019 NBA Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, signs shoes for Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia before a baseball game between the Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, July 15, 2019, in New York. 

New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton winds
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Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton winds up during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, July 15, 2019, in New York.

2019 NBA Most Valuable Player and Milwaukee Bucks
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2019 NBA Most Valuable Player and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, laughs with Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia before a baseball game between the Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, July 15, 2019, in New York.

Tampa Bay Rays' Travis d'Arnaud watches his solo
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Tampa Bay Rays' Travis d'Arnaud watches his solo home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, July 15, 2019.

Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees
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Aaron Judge of the Yankees looks on as fans reach for a ball hit for a first inning home run by Travis d'Arnaud of the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Bronx.

James Paxton #65 of the New York Yankees
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James Paxton of the Yankees stands on the mound after surrendering a first inning home run against Travis d'Arnaud of the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Bronx.

Edwin Encarnacion of the Yankees celebrates his fourth
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Edwin Encarnacion of the Yankees celebrates his fourth inning home run against the Tampa Bay Rays with teammate Gleyber Torres #25 at Yankee Stadium on Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Bronx.

Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion celebrates his home
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Edwin Encarnacion of the Yankees celebrates his fourth inning home run against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Bronx.

Travis d'Arnaud #37 of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Travis d'Arnaud of the Tampa Bay Rays reacts after his ninth inning three run home run against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Monday, July 15, 2019 in the Bronx.

Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion celebrates his two-run
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Yankees designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion celebrates his two-run home run in the eighth inning of a game against the Rays at Yankee Stadium on Monday.

Travis d'Arnaud #37 of the Tampa Bay Rays
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Travis d'Arnaud of the Tampa Bay Rays watches the flight of his ninth inning three run home run against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Monday, July 15, 2019.

Nestor Cortes Jr. #67 of the New York
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Nestor Cortes Jr. #67 of the New York Yankees hands the ball to manager Aaron Boone as he leaves a game during the fifth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays in the second game of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

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