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Granderson and Nunez God Back-to-Back to Help Lift Yanks Over Rays

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Nova returns, pitches Yankees past Rays 5-3

AP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Ivan Nova was sharp in his return from a shoulder injury and the New York Yankees got back-to-back home runs from Curtis Granderson and Eduardo Nunez in a 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.
Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez each had an RBI single for the Yankees, who began the day tied with Baltimore atop the AL East. The Orioles were scheduled to play later in Oakland.
Evan Longoria homered for the third-place Rays, who fell four games behind New York.
One day after Yankees ace CC Sabathia lost his third straight decision, Nova outpitched James Shields and gave New York's rotation a nice boost.

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