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Yankees overpower Athletics

Mark Teixeira went 2-for-3 with a two-run blast in the New York Yankees' 9-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

New York won as -210 home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 9-run total posted by oddsmakers.

Nick Swisher hit a two-run homer for the Yankees, as Phil Hughes allowed two runs over five innings to pick up the win for New York.

Daric Barton went deep for Oakland, while losing pitcher Vin Mazzaro was ripped for seven earned runs over 3 2-3 innings for the Athletics.