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|Phil Hughes picked up his first win since Oct. 2, 2010.|
NOTES: Brett Gardner stole two bags and now has one swiped 12 straight. Gardner had three hits on the day. Derek Jeter received the day off because the Yankees are playing eight straight games on turf. With Jeter off, Girardi put Eduardo Nunez at short and Ramiro Pena at third. Jorge Posada played first base, while Mark Teixeira DHed. To end the third, Posada couldn't find the bag on a potential groundout, but the runner Yunel Escobar missed first as well. So Posada tagged him out. The Yankees are in Tampa for four games, starting with A. J. Burnett (8-7, 4.15) vs. Alex Cobb (2-0, 3.41). Before the Yankees had to leave for their bus to their airport, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera and Mark Teixeira watched the end of the U.S. Women's World Cup final intently. There was a big cheer when the U.S. scored their first goal.