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Brett Gardner is greeted by Francisco Cervelli after (Credit: Mike Stobe)

Brett Gardner is greeted by Francisco Cervelli after connecting on a two-run homer during the fifth inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 14, 2013)

Yankees vs. Orioles

Hiroki Kuroda pitched a complete game shutout as the Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 3-0, Sunday at Yankee Stadium to take two of three in the series.

Hiroki Kuroda pumps his fist after pitching a
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Hiroki Kuroda pumps his fist after pitching a complete game shutout against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 14, 2013)

Brennan Boesch is greeted by Brett Gardner after
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Brennan Boesch is greeted by Brett Gardner after scoring on Jayson Nix's sacrifice fly during the fifth inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 14, 2013)

Brett Gardner is greeted by Francisco Cervelli after
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Brett Gardner is greeted by Francisco Cervelli after connecting on a two-run homer during the fifth inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 14, 2013)

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Brett Gardner connects on a two-run homer during
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Brett Gardner connects on a two-run homer during the fifth inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 14, 2013)

Brett Gardner is greeted by Francisco Cervelli after
(Credit: Mike Stobe)

Brett Gardner is greeted by Francisco Cervelli after connecting on a two-run homer during the fifth inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 14, 2013)

Jayson Nix hits a sacrifice fly during the
(Credit: Mike Stobe)

Jayson Nix hits a sacrifice fly during the fifth inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 14, 2013)

Hiroki Kuroda reacts after the final out of
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Hiroki Kuroda reacts after the final out of the seventh inning during a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 14, 2013)

Wei-Yin Chen #16 of the Baltimore Orioles looks
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Wei-Yin Chen #16 of the Baltimore Orioles looks on during a game against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (April 14, 2013)

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Hiroki Kuroda delivers a pitch in the first
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Hiroki Kuroda delivers a pitch in the first inning of a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 14, 2013)

Jayson Nix forces out Nolan Reimold #14 of
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Jayson Nix forces out Nolan Reimold #14 of the Baltimore Orioles to complete a double play at Yankee Stadium. (April 14, 2013)

Phil Hughes of the Yankees reacts as he
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Phil Hughes of the Yankees reacts as he leaves the game in the fourth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in a MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

David Phelps of the Yankees delivers in the
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David Phelps of the Yankees delivers in the fifth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in an MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

Kevin Youkilis of the Yankees reactes after he
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Kevin Youkilis of the Yankees reactes after he grounded into a double play in the fifth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in an MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

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Vernon Wells of the Yankees homers in the
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Vernon Wells of the Yankees homers in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in an MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

Robinson Cano of the Yankees is out at
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Robinson Cano of the Yankees is out at second base as Ryan Flaherty of the Baltimore Orioles completes a double play in the fifth inning of an MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

Lyle Overbay of the Yankees reacts after he
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Lyle Overbay of the Yankees reacts after he struck out swinging in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in an MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

Vernon Wells of the Yankees runs the bases
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Vernon Wells of the Yankees runs the bases after he homered in the sixth inning off of pitcher Jason Hammel of the Baltimore Orioles in an MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

Phil Hughes of the Yankees reacts in the
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Phil Hughes of the Yankees reacts in the fourth inning before he is taken out of the game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

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Phil Hughes of the Yankees hands the ball
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Phil Hughes of the Yankees hands the ball to manager Joe Girardi in the fourth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in an MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees is seen in
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees is seen in the dugout sitting between Ichiro Suzuki and Robinson Cano during the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles in an MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees is seen in
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees is seen in the dugout sitting between Ichiro Suzuki and Robinson Cano during the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles in an MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees is seen in
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees is seen in the dugout during the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles in an MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees is seen in
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees is seen in the dugout during the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles in a nMLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

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Travis Hafner of the Yankees is congratulated on
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Travis Hafner of the Yankees is congratulated on his second-inning home run by Vernon Wells in the game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

Jason Hammel of the Baltimore Orioles delivers in
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Jason Hammel of the Baltimore Orioles delivers in the first inning against the Yankees in an MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

Phil Hughes of the Yankees delivers in the
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Phil Hughes of the Yankees delivers in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles in an MLB game at Yankee Stadium. (April 13, 2013)

Kevin Youkilis of the Yankees hits an RBI
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Kevin Youkilis of the Yankees hits an RBI single in the third-inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 12, 2013)

Robinson Cano of the Yankees hits an RBI
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Robinson Cano of the Yankees hits an RBI single in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 12, 2013)

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Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees is hit with
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Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees is hit with a pitch in the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 12, 2013)

Kevin Youkilis of the Yankees reacts after being
(Credit: Mike Stobe)

Kevin Youkilis of the Yankees reacts after being tagged out while in a rundown in the third inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 12, 2013)

Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees is attended to
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Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees is attended to by Joe Girardi and Steve Donohue after being hit with a pitch in the second inning. (April 12, 2013)

Francisco Cervelli of the Yankees is greeted by
(Credit: Mike Stobe)

Francisco Cervelli of the Yankees is greeted by Kevin Youkilis after scoring on Robinson Cano (not pictured) on an RBI single in the fifth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 12, 2013)

Matt Wieters of the Baltimore Orioles pursues a
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Matt Wieters of the Baltimore Orioles pursues a pop fly as Kevin Youkilis of the Yankees scrambles to get out of the way. (April 12, 2013)

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Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees reacts after being
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Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees reacts after being hit with a pitch in the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 12, 2013)

Francisco Cervelli of the Yankees celebrates with teammate
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Francisco Cervelli of the Yankees celebrates with teammate Kevin Youkilis after scoring on a fielding error by Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium. (April 12, 2013)

J.J. Hardy of the Baltimore Orioles hits an
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J.J. Hardy of the Baltimore Orioles hits an RBI single in the seventh inning against the Yankees. (April 12, 2013)

Vernon Wells of the Yankees hits a fly
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Vernon Wells of the Yankees hits a fly ball to centerfield and is safe on a fielding error by Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles in the seventh inning. (April 12, 2013)

CC Sabathia of the Yankees reacts after starting
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CC Sabathia of the Yankees reacts after starting an inning-ending double play in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 12, 2013)

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CC Sabathia of the Yankees argues with first
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CC Sabathia of the Yankees argues with first base umpire Larry Vanover after being called for a balk in the seventh inning against the Baltimore Orioles. (April 12, 2013)

CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers a pitch
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CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 12, 2013)

CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers a pitch
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CC Sabathia of the Yankees delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. (April 12, 2013)

Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees is attended to
(Credit: Mike Stobe)

Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees is attended to by manager Joe Girardi and head hrainer Steve Donohue after being hit with a pitch in the second inning. (April 12, 2013)

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