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Yanks ousted with Indians' win

Updated: September 26, 2013, 12:34 PM ET
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NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees failed to make the playoffs for only the second time in 19 years, getting mathematically eliminated Wednesday night before an 8-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.

Hobbled by age and injury, the Yankees (82-76) were trailing 7-3 in the eighth inning when they were knocked out as the Cleveland Indians completed a 7-2 win over the Chicago White Sox. There was no reaction from the Yankee Stadium crowd when the Indians result was posted on the scoreboard.

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