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A fan catches a home ball run ball

A fan catches a home ball run ball hit in the sixth inning by Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees as Jason Heyward #22 of the Atlanta Braves attempts the catch himself at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

After winning the series opener, the Yankees lost the final two games of a three-game set at Yankee Stadium against the Braves.

Tommy Hanson #48 of the Atlanta Braves pitches
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Tommy Hanson #48 of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees follows through on a first-inning home run against the Atlanta Braves at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees follows through on a first-inning home run against the Atlanta Braves at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012)

Derek Jeter #2 and Andruw Jones #22 of
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Derek Jeter #2 and Andruw Jones #22 of the New York Yankees present a game-used third base to Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves in honor of Jones' last game at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012)

Freddie Freeman #5 of the Atlanta Braves hits
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Freddie Freeman #5 of the Atlanta Braves hits a first inning two-run home run against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012)

Derek Jeter #2 and Andruw Jones #22 of
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Derek Jeter #2 and Andruw Jones #22 of the New York Yankees present a game-used third base to Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves in honor of Jones' last game at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees connects on a sixth-inning home run against the Atlanta Braves at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012)

Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees
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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Atlanta Braves at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012)

Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees
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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Atlanta Braves at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012)

Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees
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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees looks on after surrendering a fifth-inning home run against David Ross #8 of the Atlanta Braves. (June 20, 2012)

A fan catches a home ball run ball
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A fan catches a home ball run ball hit in the sixth inning by Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees as Jason Heyward #22 of the Atlanta Braves attempts the catch himself at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees connects on a sixth-inning home run against the Atlanta Braves at Yankee Stadium. (June 20, 2012)

Nick Swisher smiles on the field during a
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Nick Swisher smiles on the field during a game against the Braves. Swisher was back in the starting lineup after an injury temporarily sidelined him. (June 19, 2012)

Raul Ibanez scores on Nick Swisher's second inning
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Raul Ibanez scores on Nick Swisher's second inning double, which also scored Mark Teixeira. (June 19, 2012)

Nick Swisher salutes a fan before a game
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Nick Swisher salutes a fan before a game against the Braves. (June 19, 2012)

Derek Jeter smiles during a first-inning at-bat. (June
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Derek Jeter smiles during a first-inning at-bat. (June 19, 2012)

Hiroki Kuroda delivers to the plate during a
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Hiroki Kuroda delivers to the plate during a game against the Braves. (June 19, 2012)

MARK TEIXERIA — 2009-present The current Yankees first
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MARK TEIXERIA — 2009-present
The current Yankees first baseman is on pace to hit his 500th home run during the 2017 season. His contract with the Yankees runs through the 2016 season.
Yankees career (through 2012 All-Star break):
— 550 games
— .263 batting average
— 126 home runs
— 394 RBIs

Braves stating pitcher Tim Hudson delivers to the
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Braves stating pitcher Tim Hudson delivers to the plate during a game against the Yankees. (June 19, 2012)

Derek Jeter fouls off a pitch during his
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Derek Jeter fouls off a pitch during his first inning at-bat. (June 19, 2012)

Andruw Jones #22 of the New York Yankees
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Andruw Jones #22 of the New York Yankees agrues with Home Plate Umpire Manny Gonzalez over a called strikout during their game against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2012)

Mike Minor #36 of the Atlanta Braves pitches
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Mike Minor #36 of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the New York Yankees. (June 18, 2012)

Curtis Granderson #14 and Andruw Jones #22 of
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Curtis Granderson #14 and Andruw Jones #22 of the New York Yankees nearly collide as Granderson makes a catch from a ball hit by Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2012)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees prepares to play against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2012)

CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees
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CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2012)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees takes the field to play against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2012)

Derek Jeter #2 and Curtis Granderson #14 of
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Derek Jeter #2 and Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees prepare to play against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2012)

Mike Minor #36 of the Atlanta Braves pitches
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Mike Minor #36 of the Atlanta Braves pitches against the New York Yankees. (June 18, 2012)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees takes the field to play against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2012)

Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves flies
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Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves flies out in the second inning against the New York Yankees. (June 18, 2012)

Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves flies
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Chipper Jones #10 of the Atlanta Braves flies out in the second inning against the New York Yankees. (June 18, 2012)

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia winds
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New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia winds up in the second inning against the Atlanta Braves. (June 18, 2012)

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor winds up
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Minor winds up against the New York Yankees during the third inning. (June 18, 2012)

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