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Eduardo Nunez and Travis Hafner celebrates after scoring (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Eduardo Nunez and Travis Hafner celebrates after scoring in the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Yankees vs. Red Sox

The Yankees struggled in the first two games but won the finale of a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium.

Francisco Cervelli of the Yankees celebrates his seventh-inning
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Francisco Cervelli of the Yankees celebrates his seventh-inning home run against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Mariano Rivera of the Yankees pitches in the
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Mariano Rivera of the Yankees pitches in the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Lyle Overbay of the Yankees follows through on
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Lyle Overbay of the Yankees follows through on a second-inning, two-run base hit against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

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Mariano Rivera and Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees
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Mariano Rivera and Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Mariano Rivera of the Yankees pitches in the
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Mariano Rivera of the Yankees pitches in the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees makes a catch
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Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees makes a catch for an out in the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Mariano Rivera of the Yankees pitches in the
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Mariano Rivera of the Yankees pitches in the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Mariano Rivera and Francisco Cervelli of the Yankees
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Mariano Rivera and Francisco Cervelli of the Yankees celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

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Andy Pettitte of the Yankees reacts after the
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Andy Pettitte of the Yankees reacts after the final out of the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (April 4, 2013)

Andy Pettitte of the Yankees reacts after the
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Andy Pettitte of the Yankees reacts after the final out of the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (April 4, 2013)

Lyle Overbay of the Yankees follows through on
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Lyle Overbay of the Yankees follows through on a second-inning two-run base hit against the Boston Red Sox. (April 4, 2013)

Andy Pettitte of the Yankees reacts after the
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Andy Pettitte of the Yankees reacts after the final out of the sixth inning against the Boston Red Sox. (April 4, 2013)

Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees connects on a
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Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees connects on a second-inning ground rule double against the Boston Red Sox. (April 4, 2013)

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Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees looks on from
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Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees looks on from the dugout against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Brett Gardner is caught stealing in the first
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Brett Gardner is caught stealing in the first inning as Boston's Jose Igelsias tags him out during a game against the at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Francisco Cervelli and Andy Pettitte walk off the
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Francisco Cervelli and Andy Pettitte walk off the field after the first inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Eduardo Nunez and Travis Hafner celebrates after scoring
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Eduardo Nunez and Travis Hafner celebrates after scoring in the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Andy Pettitte of the Yankees pitches against the
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Andy Pettitte of the Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

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Empty seats are seen prior to the start of the Yankees' game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Andy Pettitte of the Yankees pitches against the
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Andy Pettitte of the Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Andy Pettitte of the Yankees pitches against the
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Andy Pettitte of the Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 4, 2013)

Manager Joe Girardi of the Yankees looks on
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Manager Joe Girardi of the Yankees looks on during batting practice before a game against the Boston Red Sox. (April 4, 2013)

Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees looks on during
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Ichiro Suzuki of the Yankees looks on during batting practice before a game against the Boston Red Sox. (April 4, 2013)

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Robinson Cano and Eduardo Nunez look on in
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Robinson Cano and Eduardo Nunez look on in the third inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 3, 2013)

Eduardo Nunez connects on a fifth-inning base hit
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Eduardo Nunez connects on a fifth-inning base hit during a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 3, 2013)

Robinson Cano blows into his hand during a
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Robinson Cano blows into his hand during a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 3, 2013)

Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees throws to first
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Eduardo Nunez of the Yankees throws to first base to complete a second-inning ending double play with the bases loaded after forcing out Daniel Nava of the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 3, 2013)

Hiroki Kuroda rubs up a ball in the
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Hiroki Kuroda rubs up a ball in the second inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 3, 2013)

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Robinson Cano of the Yankees flies out in
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Robinson Cano of the Yankees flies out in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 3, 2013)

Robinson Cano of the Yankees bats in the
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Robinson Cano of the Yankees bats in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 3, 2013)

Robinson Cano of the Yankees flies out in
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Robinson Cano of the Yankees flies out in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 3, 2013)

Robinson Cano of the Yankees looks on against
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Robinson Cano of the Yankees looks on against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. (April 3, 2013)

Hiroki Kuroda #18 of the New York Yankees
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Hiroki Kuroda #18 of the New York Yankees leaves the game in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox with trainer Steve Donohue at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, April 3 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City.(Photo by Jim McIsaac)

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Hiroki Kuroda leaves the game in the second
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Hiroki Kuroda leaves the game in the second inning with trainer Steve Donohue after getting hit in the hand with a line drive by Boston Red Sox outfield Shane Victorino at Yankee Stadium. (April 3, 2013)

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