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Mark Teixeira, Curtis Granderson Homer as Yankees Defeat Tigers on Opening Day

was a cold, rainy day in the New York area.

Some even wondered if there would be baseball in the Bronx on Thursday with the gray skies looming above.

But that wouldn't stop 50,000 faithful Yankee fans from coming out Thursday afternoon to turn out for the 2011 Opening Day game between the Yankees and the Tigers.

CC Sabathia would be starting his third consecutive Opening Day for the Yankees, while the Tigers would counter with their ace in Justin Verlander.

Both pitchers at times didn't have their best stuff, but at other times, they looked very tough to hit.

The Tigers cracked the scoreboard first in the top of the second when Jhonny Peralta hit a sacrifice fly to center field to score Miguel Cabrera, which put ...

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