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Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees, Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York - May 7, 2009
Andy Pettitte ready for the start.
Derek Jeter leading off the bottom of the first.
The shift is on.
The Yankees threaten.
Carl Crawford on first - with his 9-game stolen base streak on the line. It was snapped.
Jeter and Johnny Damon on base for Mark Teixiera, who had a rough night.
It's a home run!
If you don't know, there's a gecko to tell you.
The bullpen pitchers like to watch by standing on benches.
Bad news for the Yanks: Jose Molina hurt himself, leading to Francisco Cervelli making his major league debut.
Cervelli's first AB.
Johnny Damon's tying home run in the 8th gets the crowd back into it.
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The crowd chanted his name after Damon took the field.
Cervelli had a likely fake equipment problem...
.. to give Mariano Rivera a chance to warm up.
But it wasn't Mariano's day as the Rays hit two home runs in the 9th to win it.
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