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Yankees rub salt in Indians' wounds via social media

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The New York Yankees proved a lot of people wrong Wednesday, and they made sure to remind them.

After capping off their remarkable American League Division Series comeback against the Cleveland Indians, the Yankees were just as devastating on Twitter, digging up a post from Indians infielder Jose Ramirez that erroneously predicted a Game 3 win at Yankee Stadium.

We like cupcakes. And champagne. https://t.co/P6ybRrBnkz— New York Yankees (@Yankees) October 12, 2017

Ramirez's old tweet wasn't the only one the Yankees resurfaced. They also brought back the classic photo of Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James holding up a Yankees cap, and took a second jab at the Indians.

Winners respect winners. https://t.co/DE3fGjjc7m— New York Yankees (@Yankees) October 12, 2017

New York's savagery also stemmed to Instagram.

Final: Yankees 5, The Team That Blew A 2-0 Series Lead 2.

A post shared by New York Yankees (@yankees) on Oct 11, 2017 at 9:03pm PDT

Sportsmanship won out in the end, though, as both teams congratulated each other on their respective success.

Social media jabs are fun, but mad respect to the @Indians on a historic season and a great series. https://t.co/bjOHZbfwRB— New York Yankees (@Yankees) October 12, 2017

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