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• Yankees pitchers Masahiro Tanaka, CC Sabathia and David Phelps took batting practice on Tuesday at Angel Stadium, preparing for their upcoming Interleague starts against the Brewers at Miller Park this weekend.

Hitting off pitching coach Larry Rothschild, Tanaka homered over the center-field fence, pumping his fist in celebration. Sabathia also hit a pair of BP homers, clearing the right-field wall and hooking one around the right-field foul pole.

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• Yankees pitchers Masahiro Tanaka, CC Sabathia and David Phelps took batting practice on Tuesday at Angel Stadium, preparing for their upcoming Interleague starts against the Brewers at Miller Park this weekend.

Hitting off pitching coach Larry Rothschild, Tanaka homered over the center-field fence, pumping his fist in celebration. Sabathia also hit a pair of BP homers, clearing the right-field wall and hooking one around the right-field foul pole.

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The Yankees also had Alfredo Aceves take batting practice, in case he is needed as a long reliever in Milwaukee.

• Mark Teixeira entered play on Tuesday tied for the Major League lead with five homers since April 24 (with the White Sox's Jose Abreu and the Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki). Teixeira hit .303 (10-for-33) over that span.

• On this date in 1922, the Yankees' Carl Mays pitched a two-hit shutout over the Athletics at Philadelphia's Shibe Park in a game that took one hour and 11 minutes.

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

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