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Yanks from way downtown ... bang!

As they prove again in win over Mets, it's a home run or nothing for Bombers

Updated: June 24, 2012, 1:31 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Joe Girardi is right. The New York Yankees are like a basketball team that relies on the 3-pointer. They win and lose via the long ball.

Love it or hate it, it is a fact for this 2012 Yankees team, which has scored more than 50 percent of its runs on homers.

On Saturday night, the Yankees evened this Subway Series because they again got hot from the equivalent of being behind the 3-point stripe.

After being controlled all night by Chris ...

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