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NY Yankees teammates Gleyber Torres and Cameron Maybin hug as they celebrate a two run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays
New York Yankees teammates Gleyber Torres (#25) and Cameron Maybin (#38) hug as they celebrate a two run home run in the 6th inning of their game against the Toronto Blue Jays on September 14, 2019. Photo: Cole Burston/Getty