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A passed ball charged to Gary Sanchez in the ninth on a low Aroldis Chapman heater allowed Elvis Andrus to score the game's first run after he stole third base with runners on first and second. Gardner hit a solo shot with two outs in the top of the ninth to tie the game. The passed ball was Sanchez's second of the game and fifth of the season.

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"I'm sure he's dying to get out there," Joe Girardi said of Tanaka, who will start on Saturday against the Orioles at Camden Yards. "I can say in the three years that he's been here, it's probably the most unusual start I've ever seen him have. I know he had a rough one in Cleveland last year, but to not see the command is something that we really hadn't seen before a whole lot. So I'm sure he's really anxious."

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