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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. (July 25, 2013)

Yankees vs. Rangers

The Yankees defeated the Texas Rangers, 2-0, in the final game of their four-game series at the Ballpark in Arlington.

The Yankees celebrate their 2-0 win over the
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The Yankees celebrate their 2-0 win over the Texas Rangers. (July 25, 2013)

Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera acknowledges fans as
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Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera acknowledges fans as he leaves the field after a game against the Texas Rangers. (July 25, 2013)

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, left, sits in the
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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, left, sits in the dugout and jokes with manager Joe Girardi during a game against the Texas Rangers. (July 25, 2013)

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Yankees closer Mariano Rivera throws during the ninth
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Yankees closer Mariano Rivera throws during the ninth inning of a game against the Texas Rangers. (July 25, 2013)

Yankees shortstop Eduardo Nunez, right, throws to first
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Yankees shortstop Eduardo Nunez, right, throws to first for an attempted double play after forcing out Texas Rangers runner Jurickson Profar during the third inning. (July 25, 2013)

Yankees third baseman Brent Lillibridge catches a line
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Yankees third baseman Brent Lillibridge catches a line drive against the Texas Rangers. (July 25, 2013)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi, right, argues with first
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi, right, argues with first base umpire Wally Bell after Yankees runner Robinson Cano was called out at first during the sixth inning against the Texas Rangers. (July 25, 2013)

Yankees catcher Austin Romine smiles in the dugout
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Yankees catcher Austin Romine smiles in the dugout after scoring a run on teammate Brent Lillibridge's double during the sixth inning against the Texas Rangers. (July 25, 2013)

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Yankees hitter Ichiro Suzuki, right, is forced out
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Yankees hitter Ichiro Suzuki, right, is forced out by Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler covering at first during the fifth inning. (July 25, 2013)

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Derek Holland, right, throws
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Derek Holland, right, throws to first baseman Mitch Moreland, left, to force out Yankees hitter Robinson Cano during the sixth inning. (July 25, 2013)

Yankees third baseman Brent Lillibridge fields a grounder
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Yankees third baseman Brent Lillibridge fields a grounder during the fourth inning against the Texas Rangers. (July 25, 2013)

Yankees second baseman David Adams, right, looks on
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Yankees second baseman David Adams, right, looks on as center fielder Melky Mesa catches a fly ball against the Texas Rangers during the fifth inning. (July 25, 2013)

Yankees hitter Ichiro Suzuki bunts during the fifth
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Yankees hitter Ichiro Suzuki bunts during the fifth inning against the Texas Rangers. (July 25, 2013)

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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda throws in the
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Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. (July 25, 2013)

Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki runs to first base after
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Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki runs to first base after making contact for an infield hit in the first inning against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. (July 25, 2013)

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Derek Holland throws in
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Derek Holland throws in the first inning against the New York Yankees in Arlington, Texas. (July 25, 2013)

Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler (5) attempts
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Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler (5) attempts to turn a double play after forcing out New York Yankees Ichiro Suzuki (31) in the first inning in Arlington, Texas. (July 25, 2013)

Derek Jeter waits his turn for batting practice
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Derek Jeter waits his turn for batting practice before the Yankees' game against the Texas Rangers. (July 24, 2013)

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Andy Pettitte delivers a pitch to the Texas
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Andy Pettitte delivers a pitch to the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a game. (July 24, 2013)

Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler (5) cannot
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Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler (5) cannot field a pop fly by Brett Gardner during the first inning of a game. (July 24, 2013)

Pitcher Matt Garza agrees to a four-year deal
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Pitcher Matt Garza agrees to a four-year deal with the Milwaukee Brewers. (Jan. 26, 2014)

Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler (5) is
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Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler (5) is congratulated by manager Ron Washington, left, and Craig Gentry, right, after scoring a run against the Yankees during the first inning. (July 24, 2013)

Eduardo Nunez steps away after forcing out Texas
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Eduardo Nunez steps away after forcing out Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus during the third inning of a game. (July 24, 2013)

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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Matt Garza, left, fist-bumps
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Matt Garza, left, fist-bumps teammate Elvis Andrus, right, after pitching in the third inning of a game against the Yankees. (July 24, 2013)

Melky Mesa celebrates a run during a game
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Melky Mesa celebrates a run during a game against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. (July 23, 2013)

Vernon Wells celebrates a run during a game
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Vernon Wells celebrates a run during a game against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. (July 23, 2013)

Joe Girardi looks on during play against the
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Joe Girardi looks on during play against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. (July 23, 2013)

Ichiro Suzuki gets ready for an at-bat against
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Ichiro Suzuki gets ready for an at-bat against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. (July 23, 2013)

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Phil Hughes leaves the game against the Texas
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Phil Hughes leaves the game against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. (July 23, 2013)

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, left, and New
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Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, left, and New York Yankees right fielder Ichiro Suzuki (31) chat during batting practice before a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. (July 23, 2013)

New Texas Rangers pitcher Matt Garza, right, chats
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New Texas Rangers pitcher Matt Garza, right, chats with teammate Joe Nathan while they stand in the outfield during batting practice before the baseball game against the New York Yankees in Arlington, Texas. (July 23, 2013)

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter fields grounders
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New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter fields grounders during batting practice before a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. (July 23, 2013)

New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, center,
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, center, posses for a photo with fan Richard Payton, of Leander, Texas, as manager Joe Girardi takes the picture, before a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. (July 23, 2013)

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. (July 23, 2013)

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Alexi Ogando throws during
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Alexi Ogando throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Arlington, Texas. (July 23, 2013)

Texas Rangers' Jurickson Profar bunts during the first
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Texas Rangers' Jurickson Profar bunts during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in Arlington, Texas. Profar was out at first on the play. (July 23, 2013)

New York Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki, of Japan, hits
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New York Yankees' Ichiro Suzuki, of Japan, hits a foul ball during the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. (July 23, 2013)

Eduardo Nunez #26 of the New York Yankees
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Eduardo Nunez #26 of the New York Yankees makes the out against Mitch Moreland #18 of the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark. (July 23, 2013)

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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees
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Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees throws against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark. (July 23, 2013)

Alexi Ogando #41 of the Texas Rangers throws
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Alexi Ogando #41 of the Texas Rangers throws against the New York Yankees at Rangers Ballpark. (July 23, 2013)

Yankees Brett Gardner takes off his helmet during
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Yankees Brett Gardner takes off his helmet during his at bat during the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers. (July 22, 2013)

Yankees Brett Gardner smacks a foul ball during
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Yankees Brett Gardner smacks a foul ball during his at bat during the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers. (July 22, 2013)

Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova listens to pitching
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Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova listens to pitching coach Larry Rothschild as teammates Robinson Cano and Chris Stewart look on during the sixth inning. (July 22, 2013)

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Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano tags out Texas
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Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano tags out Texas Ranger Geovany Soto stealing second base during the sixth inning. (July 22, 2013)

Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan gets a congrats
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Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan gets a congrats from manager Ron Washington after the game against the Yankees. (July 22, 2013)

Brett Gardner heads back to the dugout after
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Brett Gardner heads back to the dugout after striking out in the third inning of a game against the Texas Rangers. (July 22, 2013)

Lyle Overbay, right, takes the pickoff throw throw
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Lyle Overbay, right, takes the pickoff throw throw at first base as Texas Rangers Leonys Martin (2) dives safely back to the bag during the second inning. (July 22, 2013)

Texas Rangers Ian Kinsler, left, questions the third
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Texas Rangers Ian Kinsler, left, questions the third strike call by home plate umpire Wally Bell during the second inning of a game against the Yankees. (July 22, 2013)

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Derek Jeter of the Yankees throws a ball
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Derek Jeter of the Yankees throws a ball to a fan during a game against the Texas Rangers. (July 22, 2013)

Ivan Nova of the Yankees throws against the
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Ivan Nova of the Yankees throws against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. (July 22, 2013)

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