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Teixeira’s double sparks Yanks to 3-2 walk-off win over Rays

New York Yankees' Jose Pirela (38) slides safely into home plate for the winning run ahead of the tag from Tampa Bay Rays catcher Curt Casali during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in New York. Pirela scored on an errant throw to first on a bunt by Ramon Flores. The Yankees won 3-2. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Teixeira turned on a 94 mph fastball from Brad Boxberger and hit a sharp grounder between the diving bodies of James Loney, positioned just off first base, and second baseman Jake Elmore, about 15 feet from the foul line, in short right field.

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A-Rod, Yanks settle dispute, he gets ball from 3,000th hit

New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez talks about how he is dedicating the baseball of his 3,000th career hit to his daughters during a news conference, Friday, July 3, 2015, in New York. Rodriguez received the ball back from Zack Hample, a fan who caught the solo home run to right field on Friday, June 19, against the Detroit Tigers. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups, saves the team $5.5 million and gets A-Rod the home run ball from his 3,000th hit.

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