Yankees Clinch Playoffs –

The New York Yankees clinched their 16th playoff berth in the last 17 years.  The Yankees clinched with a 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay in the first game of a doubleheader.  This marked the first time since the 1999 Red Sox that a team clinched a spot in the playoffs with a win in the opening game of a doubleheader.  The Yankees magic number to win the American League East is down to two.

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