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NY Yankee returns from injury with a home run

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 10: Raul Ibanez #27 of the New York Yankees reacts after hitting a walk off home run in the bottom of the twelfth inning to defeat the Baltimore Orioles in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on October 10, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City.Credit: Getty Images

He sat out the first two months of the season, but New York Yankee Derek Jeter stunned fans over the weekend with an explosive return:

On the first pitch of his first at-bat back from the disabled list, Jeter lifted a home run just into the right-field bleachers to give New York an early one-run lead.

"He's a movie is what he is," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after Sunday's 6-5 victory.

Jeter, who played shortstop for the first time this season, went 2-for-4 with an intentional walk and was on base as the Yankees scored the walk-off run.

"It feels good to contribute," Jeter said. "The first of anything is difficult to get -- first hit, first home run, first RBI, first game is difficult for me to get. It feels great to contribute, but more importantly we won. I wouldn't feel good if we lost this game."

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