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In pictures: Blue Jays home opener against Yankees

Baseball returns to the Rogers Centre with the Jays' first home game

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The Canadian nation anthem is played as the Toronto Blue Jays get ready to take on the New York Yankees during the home opener AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014.

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Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie stretches before playing against the New York Yankees during home opener AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014.

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Retired pitcher and former Toronto Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay, left, shakes hands with Blue jays pitcher Mark Buehrle, right, after throwing out the opening pitch before the Blue Jays take on the New York Yankees during first inning home opener AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014.

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, left, throws against Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera, right, during first inning AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014. Cabrera led off the inning with a home run.

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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Dustin McGowan, left, throws his first pitch against New York Yankees centre fielder Jacoby Ellsbury, right, during first inning AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014.

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Toronto Blue Jays fans cheers as their team hits the field to take on the New York Yankees during first inning AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014.

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Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista, centre, celebrates with teammates during the opening ceremonies as the Blue Jays play against the New York Yankees during home opener AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014.

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New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka makes his major league debut as he pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays during first inning AL baseball action in Toronto on Friday, April 4, 2014.

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