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• Yankees outfielder Vernon Wells said that he received no compensation from Alfonso Soriano in exchange for surrendering uniform No. 12 over the weekend. Wells switched to No. 22.

"I didn't ask for anything, and I didn't receive," Wells said. "I'm not the kind of guy who is going to ask for anything."

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• Yankees outfielder Vernon Wells said that he received no compensation from Alfonso Soriano in exchange for surrendering uniform No. 12 over the weekend. Wells switched to No. 22.

"I didn't ask for anything, and I didn't receive," Wells said. "I'm not the kind of guy who is going to ask for anything."

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• Ichiro Suzuki entered play on Tuesday with 3,984 hits when combining his Major League hit total (2,706) and Pacific League total (1,278).

• Yankees relievers entered play on Tuesday with a 1.98 ERA (86 1/3 innings, 19 earned runs) since June 21, the best mark in the Majors over the last 33 games.

• On this date in 2011, the Yankees scored a franchise-record 12 first-inning runs in Game 2 of a doubleheader vs. Baltimore, sending 16 men to the plate with 13 reaching base. All nine batters had at least one hit and run in a 17-3 win.

Bryan Hoch is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and read his MLBlog, Bombers Beat.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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