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MLB: New York Yankees 4, Texas 3

June 25, 2013 at 10:47 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, June 25 (UPI) -- Ichiro Suzuki belted a tiebreaking homer in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday, handing the New York Yankees a 4-3 decision over Texas.

With two outs in the ninth of a 3-3 tie game, Suzuki hammered a pitch from Tanner Scheppers (5-1) into the right field bleachers for a walk-off game-winner.

The blow handed a victory to Mariano Rivera (1-1), who tossed a scoreless top of the ninth as New York opened a three-game series with a victory.

Brett Gardner, Travis Hafner and Jayson Nix each provided a solo blast in the Yankees' win.

New York starter Hiroki Kuroda went 6 2/3 innings, yielding three runs (two earned) on five hits, striking out six and walking one.

Leonys Martin launched a pair of bases-empty clouts for American League West-leading Texas.

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