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Yankees' $161-million ace CC Sabathia is on the money in victor…

Yankees' $161-million ace CC Sabathia is on the money in victory over Orioles

On the night when the Yankees sat down the biggest contract in their history, the one belonging to Alex Rodriguez, they saw their season get saved by a pitcher who will eventually make more money than any Yankee pitcher ever has.
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  • Yanks have little time for celebration as Tigers loom

    Yanks have little time for celebration as Tigers loom

    MLB.com Oct 12, 2012
    The Yankees didn't have time to savor their win over the Orioles in Friday's Game 5 of the ALDS. They were scheduled to face the Tigers the next night in the first game of the ALCS.
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  • Reynolds, McLouth want to return to Orioles in '13

    Reynolds, McLouth want to return to Orioles in '13

    MLB.com Oct 12, 2012
    When Mark Reynolds fielded questions after the Orioles' 3-1 loss to the Yankees in Game 5 on Friday night, almost every answer ended in thoughts about doing it all again next year. Nate McLouth said he'd also like to return to Baltimore in 2013.
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  • ALDS Game 5: Yankees punch ticket to ALCS with 3-1 victory over…

    ALDS Game 5: Yankees punch ticket to ALCS with 3-1 victory over Orioles

    Score and situation: The New York Yankees finally fought off and eliminated the resilient Baltimore Orioles with a 3-1 win on Friday. The Orioles stayed on the Yankees' heels throughout the regular season in the AL East race and pushed them to the limit…
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  • Did Nate McLouth hit the foul pole for a homer? We may never kn…

    Did Nate McLouth hit the foul pole for a homer? We may never know for sure

    yahoo.com Oct 12, 2012
    Your browser does not support iframes. What would an Orioles-Yankees postseason series be without a dispute over whether or not a hit was a home run? We won't be able to tell you this season as Baltimore's Nate McLouth filled 2012's quota with a long fl…
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  • Yankees Seeking Changes in YES Ownership

    Yankees Seeking Changes in YES Ownership

    nytimes.com Oct 12, 2012
    The Yankees are looking for the right investor to buy out their partners in the YES Network, including Goldman Sachs.
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  • A-Rod benched for Game 5

    A-Rod benched for Game 5

    CNNSI.com deadspin.com Oct 12, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez will start the New York Yankees' biggest game of the year on the bench.
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  • LIVE: Orioles-Yankees, Game 5

    LIVE: Orioles-Yankees, Game 5

    CNNSI.com deadspin.com Oct 12, 2012
    With an ALCS berth at stake, CC Sabathia was cruising until the Orioles' bats finally came alive in the eighth inning. Lew Ford delivered an RBI single before Baltimore left the bases loaded.
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  • Yankee Stadium Was Rather Sparsely Populated A Few Minutes Befo…

    Yankee Stadium Was Rather Sparsely Populated A Few Minutes Before First Pitch

    deadspin.com Oct 12, 2012
    Maybe this is some kind of expression of solidarity on Alex Rodriguez's behalf. Or maybe Yankee fans aren't any more special and dedicated to their team than fans of any other team. I mean, I did see the wave break out three times at a Yankee game this …
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  • Yankees fans are not a punctual sort (Photos)

    Yankees fans are not a punctual sort (Photos)

    yahoo.com Oct 12, 2012
    Yeah, yeah. Friday's first pitch for Game 5 of the ALDS was scheduled for 5:07 p.m. local time and so it might have been hard for each fan of the New York Yankees to get there for first pitch. But c'mon. There are any number of excuses the thousands of …
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  • MLB.com Has Already Penciled In The Yankees For An ALCS Appeara…

    MLB.com Has Already Penciled In The Yankees For An ALCS Appearance

    deadspin.com Oct 12, 2012
    MLB.com, your unbiased hub for baseball news and overzealously blacked-out telecasts of out-of-market games! Also, your home for multiple TBS ads explaining that the ALCS will begin with Tigers-Yankees in the Bronx tomorrow night. This is as good a reas…
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  • How Players Like Suzuki Widen the Basepaths

    How Players Like Suzuki Widen the Basepaths

    nytimes.com Oct 12, 2012
    By the letter of baseball's rules, Ichiro Suzuki should have been out when he went far out of the basepath twice to score a run for the Yankees in Game 3 against the Orioles.
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  • Alex Rodriguez Benched For Game 5: Where Do The Yankees Go From…

    Alex Rodriguez Benched For Game 5: Where Do The Yankees Go From Here?

    What a world. It's three hours before first pitch, and everyone with an internet connection is aware of the Yankees' lineup for tonight's Game 5 against Baltimore. More »
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  • Hitters key to Yankees-O's Game 5

    Hitters key to Yankees-O's Game 5

    CNNSI.com Oct 12, 2012
    The Yankees and Orioles have played 22 games this season. Each team has won 11. Tonight one will win the season series and, more importantly, the ALDS. Cliff Corcoran previews.
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  • Leading Off: Let's Play Five

    Leading Off: Let's Play Five

    nytimes.com Oct 12, 2012
    All four of baseball's division series required Game 5s, with the Giants and the Tigers winning theirs on Thursday.
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  • Verlander shuts out A's, Tigers advance to ALCS

    Verlander shuts out A's, Tigers advance to ALCS

    CNNSI.com Oct 12, 2012
    Justin Verlander and the Tigers are ALCS-bound. The All-Star tossed a four-hitter, striking out 11, and Austin Jackson drove in two in the Tigers' 6-0 win over the A's in Game 5.
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  • CC out to cement legacy as clutch in decisive Game 5

    CC out to cement legacy as clutch in decisive Game 5

    MLB.com Oct 12, 2012
    Is CC Sabathia like Adam Vinatieri or like Scott Norwood? The Yankees will be delighted if he turns out to be CC Sabathia, No. 52, or closes the ALDS as if he were that No. 42 guy who threw out the first ball Tuesday night. It's what the Yankees have to…
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  • TBS, MLB reaps benefits from Yankees-Orioles extra-innings affa…

    TBS, MLB reaps benefits from Yankees-Orioles extra-innings affairs

    nydailynews.com Oct 12, 2012
    By the eighth inning Thursday night, Ernie Johnson, Cal Ripken Jr. and John Smoltz were looking for a Game 4 hero. The game had become another exercise in attrition, another episode of a baseball reality show in the Bronx. “We’re in that territory whe
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  • Joba Chamberlain leaves game after flying broken bat bruises el…

    Joba Chamberlain leaves game after flying broken bat bruises elbow (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 12, 2012
    After part of a broken bat hit Joba Chamberlain on the right elbow Thursday night and forced him out of a New York Yankees playoff game, he should just announce to the world that he considers himself ... the unluckiest man ... on the face of the Earth. …
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  • Yankees manager Joe Girardi carries on in honor of his father, …

    Yankees manager Joe Girardi carries on in honor of his father, Jerry, Thursday at the Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles

    nydailynews.com Oct 12, 2012
    He is a tough cookie, but replete with red blood cells and salt tears like anyone else. Joe Girardi got the call about his dad’s death on Saturday, riding along the West Side Highway in the team bus to Penn Station, heading to Baltimore. He put on some
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  • Video - CC sends Yanks to ALCS 00:31

    CC sends Yanks to ALCS

    Oct 12
    BAL@NYY Gm5: CC sends the Yankees to the ALCS
  • Video - CC sends Yanks to ALCS 00:31

    CC sends Yanks to ALCS

    Oct 12
    BAL@NYY Gm5: CC sends the Yankees to the ALCS
  • Video - CC, Yankees Advance To ALCS 01:46

    CC, Yankees Advance To ALCS

    Oct 12
    CC Sabathia's four-hit complete game lift the Yankees past the Orioles and onto the ALCS to face the Tigers.
  • Video - CC Comes Up Big 03:02

    CC Comes Up Big

    Oct 12
    Nomar Garciaparra breaks down Joe Girardi's decisions in the Yankees' 3-1 clincher over orioles.

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