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Phil Hughes pitches during a game against the (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Phil Hughes pitches during a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Yankees vs. Orioles

The Yankees lost the first two games of a three-game set against the Orioles at Yankee Stadium.

Derek Jeter, left, Robinson Cano, center, and Curtis
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Derek Jeter, left, Robinson Cano, center, and Curtis Granderson take the field to play against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Phil Hughes pitches during a game against the
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Phil Hughes pitches during a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Robinson Cano follows through on his third inning
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Robinson Cano follows through on his third inning grand slam during a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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Robinson Cano runs the bases after his third
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Robinson Cano runs the bases after his third inning grand slam against Orioles reliever Kevin Gregg. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Robinson Cano, right, celebrates his third inning grand
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Robinson Cano, right, celebrates his third inning grand slam against the Baltimore Orioles with teammate Derek Jeter. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Robinson Cano, center, celebrates his third inning grand
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Robinson Cano, center, celebrates his third inning grand slam against the Baltimore Orioles with teammates Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson, left, at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Derek Jeter connects on a two-run single in
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Derek Jeter connects on a two-run single in the third inning during a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Casey McGehee hits into a double play during
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Casey McGehee hits into a double play during the fourth inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 1, 2012)

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Nick Swisher connects on an RBI single during
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Nick Swisher connects on an RBI single during the second inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Ichiro Suzuki runs out a fourth inning infield
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Ichiro Suzuki runs out a fourth inning infield single during a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Ichiro Suzuki runs out a fourth inning infield
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Ichiro Suzuki runs out a fourth inning infield single during a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 1, 2012)

Robinson Cano is hit by a pitch from
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Robinson Cano is hit by a pitch from Baltimore Orioles pitcher Troy Patton in the seventh inning. (July 31, 2012)

Curtis Granderson reacts after he struck out swinging
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Curtis Granderson reacts after he struck out swinging in the seventh inning during a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (July 31, 2012)

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Boone Logan pitches in the sixth inning during
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Boone Logan pitches in the sixth inning during a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (July 31, 2012)

Derek Jeter singles in the seventh inning during
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Derek Jeter singles in the seventh inning during a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (July 31, 2012)

Yankees pitcher Boone Logan receives the ball from
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Yankees pitcher Boone Logan receives the ball from Russell Martin in the top of the sixth inning during a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (July 31, 2012)

Joba Chamberlain steps out of the dugout before
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Joba Chamberlain steps out of the dugout before a game against the Baltimore Orioles. (July 31, 2012)

Yankees starter Ivan Nova pitches during the first
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Yankees starter Ivan Nova pitches during the first inning. (July 31, 2012)

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Nick Swisher picks the ball at first base
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Nick Swisher picks the ball at first base while Baltimore's J.J. Hardy runs down the line during the first inning. (July 31, 2012)

New York Yankees Ichiro Suzuki follows through on
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New York Yankees Ichiro Suzuki follows through on his home run swing in the seventh inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (July 30, 2012)

New York Yankees Ichiro Suzuki watches his home
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New York Yankees Ichiro Suzuki watches his home run hit against the Baltimore Orioles. (July 30, 2012)

Raul Ibanez watches his home run as Orioles
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Raul Ibanez watches his home run as Orioles catcher Matt Wieters reacts. (July 30, 2012)

Raul Ibanez homers against the Baltimore Orioles. (July
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Raul Ibanez homers against the Baltimore Orioles. (July 30, 2012)

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Robinson Cano forces out Davis and throws to
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Robinson Cano forces out Davis and throws to first for a double play against the Baltimore Orioles. (July 30, 2012)

Raul Ibanez is congratulated by Ichiro Suzuki after
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Raul Ibanez is congratulated by Ichiro Suzuki after his home run against the Baltimore Orioles. (July 30, 2012)

Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez reacts as Raul Ibanez
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Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez reacts as Raul Ibanez runs the bases after his home run. (July 30, 2012)

Lew Ford watches his pop foul for an
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Lew Ford watches his pop foul for an out. (July 30, 2012)

Miguel Gonzalez delivers in the first inning against
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Miguel Gonzalez delivers in the first inning against the Yankees. (July 30, 2012)

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Freddy Garcia pitches in the first inning against
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Freddy Garcia pitches in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (July 30, 2012)

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