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Vote For The SB Nation NY Player Of The Week

It's Monday morning, so that means it's time to vote for the SB Nation New York Player of the Week. Dillon Gee took home the honors last week, for the second consecutive time, and the only thing stopping him this week was rain. The New York Yankees went a successful 5-2, while the New York Mets were a pedestrian 3-4. And here's hoping all the fathers out there had a relaxing father's day on Sunday. That holiday always brings to mind one of Ralph Kiner's famous malapropisms: "Today is Father's Day, so to all the fathers out there, happy birthday!" Here are this week's nominees, so vote now!

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Brett Gardner: The fleet-footed left fielder won Thursday's game with his bat when he drove in the winning run in the 12th inning, and saved Saturday's game with his glove and his arm, with an athletic catch followed by a perfect throw to gun out Carlos Pena at home. The rest of his week wasn't bad either, batting .435, scoring five runs, hitting a home run and a double, driving in three runs, with three walks and a stolen base.

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Mike Pelfrey: A complete-game victory almost automatically qualifies you as a nominee on this list. Pelfrey warmed up on Monday, with seven innings and three runs in a tough-luck loss to the Pirates, but he pitched a gem on Saturday, going the distance while only allowing one run on five hits, with five strikeouts and no walks (for the second consecutive game).

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Nick Swisher: The lovable goofball walloped a key three-run home run in Sunday night's win in his father's old stomping grounds, and for the week he batted .333, with two long balls, six RBIs, three doubles, five runs scored and a typical for Swisher seven walks.

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Brian Gordon: Gordon's overall line (five and 1/3 innings, two runs, three strikeouts, three walks, seven hits) may not have been special but the circumstances of his start were. He was a 32-year-old former outfielder making his first-ever major league start after all. So let's give the new Yankee a little credit this week, and make him a nominee. Could he be the Yankees' version of R.A. Dickey?

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Carlos Beltran: The Mets right fielder belted a monster 460-foot home run on Saturday, and for the week he drove in five runs, hit .296, walked five times, scored three runs, hit a double and stole a base. Let's appreciate him now for he may be gone in another month or so.

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Angel Pagan: Since coming off the DL, Pagan has been more like the 2010 Pagan than the April 2011 Pagan. He had a similar week to Beltran, batting .273, with a home run, five RBIs, six walks, three runs scored and two stolen bases.

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