Russell Martin led off the ninth with his second homer of the game and the New York Yankees took advantage of some shoddy infield defense to beat the Mets 5-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
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CC Sabathia stopped his two-start losing streak with nine strikeouts over seven innings, and the New York Yankees hit three home runs to support him in an 8-4 victory over the depleted Minnesota Twins.
For Mark Teixeira, the record was even more meaningful because of his company at the top.
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Mark Teixeira was the one who got the celebratory pie in the face for his game-winning hit.