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Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees celebrates his home run in the bottom of the third inning with teammate Derek Jeter #2 during the game against the Detroit Tigers on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Yankees Open With A Win

Curtis Granderson hit a go-ahead homer leading off the seventh inning and Mark Teixeira had a three-run shot off Justin Verlander, lifting New York over the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Thursday.