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Joba leaves game after being hit by broken bat

Joba leaves game after being hit by broken bat

ESPN.com deadspin.com Updated Oct 11, 2012
New York Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain has left Game 4 of the AL division series against the Baltimore Orioles in the 12th inning after being hit on the right elbow by a broken bat.
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  • Saunders starts, but Tillman gets taste of limelight

    Saunders starts, but Tillman gets taste of limelight

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    Joe Saunders was asked to keep the Orioles' season alive on Thursday night with the team down, 2-1, in its matchup with the New York Yankees.
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  • Starting to jog, Rivera continues to improve

    Starting to jog, Rivera continues to improve

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    A day after he threw out the first pitch ahead of Game 3 of the American League Division Series, injured Yankees closer Mariano Rivera said that his right knee has healed well enough that running has entered the picture.
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  • LIVE: Yankees try to eliminate Orioles in ALDS

    LIVE: Yankees try to eliminate Orioles in ALDS

    CNNSI.com nytimes.com Oct 11, 2012
    The Orioles and Yanks are in the 12th inning as they decide Game 4 in the Bronx. Nate McLouth's home run had given Baltimore the lead, but Robinson Cano and New York countered in sixth.
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  • Ibanez's heroics prompt social media eruption

    Ibanez's heroics prompt social media eruption

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    The bedlam that broke out in the Bronx on Wednesday with Raul Ibanez's pair of home runs to lift the Yankees to a 3-2 win in 12 innings over the Orioles in Game 3 of the American League Division Series spilled over into social media.
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  • If they advance, A's to remove tarps for seats

    If they advance, A's to remove tarps for seats

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    Oakland announced that the team will remove the tarps that covered the seats on the third deck of the main grandstand for Games 1 and 2, opening up 11,698 new seats for a potential ALCS matchup against the Yankees or Orioles.
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  • A-Rod hitting fifth, Jeter at DH in Yankees lineup

    A-Rod hitting fifth, Jeter at DH in Yankees lineup

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Slumping Alex Rodriguez has been dropped to fifth in the New York Yankees' batting order and ailing Derek Jeter has been shifted to designated hitter for Game 4 of the AL division series.
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  • Yankees' Run Allows Girardi No Time to Grieve

    Yankees' Run Allows Girardi No Time to Grieve

    Jerry Girardi, the father of Yankees Manager Joe Girardi, died Saturday in Metamora, Ill., at age 81.
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  • Kobe Bryant Is Not Happy About Alex Rodriguez Being Yanked From…

    Kobe Bryant Is Not Happy About Alex Rodriguez Being Yanked From Last Night's Game

    deadspin.com Oct 11, 2012
    So we all know the story by now. An embattled Alex Rodriguez gets pinch-hit for by a 40-year-old Raul Ibanez in the bottom of the ninth in a 2-1 game. Ibanez homers to tie the game, A-Rod does his part by looking joyous, and then Ibanez hits another hom…
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  • Leading Off: Coast to Coast, Comeback Fever

    Leading Off: Coast to Coast, Comeback Fever

    nytimes.com Oct 11, 2012
    Ninth-inning comebacks by the A's and the Yankees on Wednesday night provided sportswriters with many story lines.
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  • Yankees will turn to Hughes in Game 4 vs. O's

    Yankees will turn to Hughes in Game 4 vs. O's

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012
    Manager Joe Girardi said right-hander Phil Hughes would start Game 4 against the Baltimore Orioles even if the New York Yankees were facing elimination.
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  • Baltimore Orioles headed up by Dan Duquette and Buck Showalter …

    Baltimore Orioles headed up by Dan Duquette and Buck Showalter may not have enough to beat Yankees, but they are on right track

    nydailynews.com Oct 11, 2012
    When he was named Oriole GM a little less than a year ago - the last man standing after a half-dozen execs declined to be interviewed, and one, Toronto Blue Jays scouting director Tony LaCava, turned down the job - Dan Duquette knew what he had to do.
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  • Ted Keith: Ibanez cements his place in Yankees lore

    Ted Keith: Ibanez cements his place in Yankees lore

    CNNSI.com nydailynews.com Oct 11, 2012
    Pinch-hitting for A-Rod, Raul Ibanez forced extras with a homer. In the 12th, Ibanez struck again, lifting New York past Baltimore 3-2. And a Yankee legend was born, writes Ted Keith.
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  • Rauuuuuuuuul times two! Ibañez goes deep twice, joins Yankees …

    Rauuuuuuuuul times two! Ibañez goes deep twice, joins Yankees folklore

    yahoo.com Oct 11, 2012
    With just two swings of the bat in Game 3 of the ALDS, slugger Raul Ibañez turned in one of the greatest performances in postseason history and entered the immortal pantheon of New York Yankees folklore. And he didn't even enter the game until the nint…
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  • Win deserved but elusive for strong Kuroda

    Win deserved but elusive for strong Kuroda

    MLB.com Oct 11, 2012
    It had been a week since Hiroki Kuroda last took the mound but more than a month since he delivered a performance like he did on Wednesday in the Yankees' 3-2 win in 12 innings over the Orioles in Game 3 of the American League Division Series.
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  • Video - Highlight Of The Night 04:05

    Highlight Of The Night

    Oct 11
    Orioles top Yankees in 13 innings to force Game 5.

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