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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi strongly advocated for the implementation of expanded instant replay after he was ejected for arguing a blown call in the eighth inning of his team's 3-0 loss to the Detroit Tigers in Game 2 of the ALCS.Upvote Share Tweet
To give his team legitimate hope in the American League Championship Series, all Yankees right-hander Phil Hughes has to do in Tuesday night's Game 3 is outpitch the great Justin Verlander.Upvote Share Tweet
Peralta known for bat, but 'D' is making mark in ALCSTigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta has quietly put his own stamp on the ALCS as Detroit has taken a 2-0 advantage over the Yankees.Upvote Share Tweet
Scuffling bats holding back Yanks' strong pitchingThe danger here is not only the New York Yankees losing the American League Championship Series. There is also the potential for the Yankees' pitchers to sustain hernias from carrying this entire operation all by themselves.Upvote Share TweetAnibal Sanchez shut down a Yankees lineup minus injured Derek Jeter, and the Detroit Tigers capitalized on a missed call by an umpire to beat New York 3-0 Sunday for a 2-0 lead in the AL championship series.Upvote Share TweetNew York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will "likely" undergo surgery on his broken left ankle, according to a league source.Upvote Share Tweet
There Is A Crack In The Yankees MystiqueThe captain is sidelined. Poor regular season attendance has become a postseason reality. Even the Yankee Stadium parking lot is failing. More »Upvote Share Tweet
A Peek Inside The Spiral Down To MadnessHe's OK, he's OK. They're just giving him the day off, Jackie Rabbittson. They're just giving him the day off. Here, take some peanuts. I know how you like the peanuts. I don't, I don't know, Jackie Rabbittson. Maybe they think A-Rod's going to snap out…Upvote Share Tweet
Jeter-less Yankees And McCarver Doing "Who's On First" By Himself: Your Championship Series Open ThreadIt's the Tigers in the Bronx again at 4:00 p.m. on TBS, in a series that has so far been essentially bereft of story lines, and robbed of any dramatic potential. Oh here's a story line-why are there so many fat guys on the Tigers? The Cardinals play theUpvote Share Tweet
Nix more than capable of taking over at shortstopJayson Nix started and hit ninth for New York against Detroit in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series on Sunday, a day after Derek Jeter fractured his left ankle diving for a ground ball that cost the Yankees Game 1 and Jeter three months.Upvote Share Tweet
Yanks' president: World Series still within graspESPN.com Oct 14, 2012Yankees president Randy Levine said Sunday he believes he Yankees can still win the World Series despite the loss of shortstop Derek Jeter to a fractured left ankle.Upvote Share Tweet
Yanks tickets still for sale day of ALCS Game 2ESPN.com Oct 14, 2012The Yankees still had tickets available and several thousand more were for sale on the secondary market Sunday for Game 2 of the ALCS, a development the team says doesn't reflect the market while one broker attributed it to prices and the schedule.Upvote Share Tweet
MLB Notebook: ALCS off to a memorable startAfter blowing a four-run lead in the ninth inning Saturday, the Tigers bounced back for a 6-4 win over the Yankees in 12 innings in the longest League Championship Game 1 since the first LCS game in 1969.Upvote Share Tweet
Young sets Tigers' postseason HR recordWith his solo homer Saturday in the Tigers' 6-4, 12-inning win over the Yankees in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series, Delmon Young has claimed one bit of Tigers history. He now owns the franchise career postseason home run record with si…Upvote Share Tweet
Raul Ibanez does it again in 9th inning but ecstasy turns to agony in Yankees' loss to Detroit Tigers in ALCS openerSuch a shame. Such a waste. There was magic in the bat, in the moment, and rational physics was no longer in play. Everything had come together again for Raul Ibanez in mystical, serendipitous harmony. A 17-season journeyman was going to be mentioned, w…Upvote Share Tweet
Ron Darling enters TBS booth for Game 1 of ALCS, and although Yankees fans might be upset, he brings his A gamenydailynews.com Oct 14, 2012Let the whining begin. Just when Bombers fans stopped moaning over TBS using Cal Ripken Jr. during the Yankees-Orioles ALDS, sounds of discontent reverberated again Saturday night when Ron Darling entered the booth for Game 1 of the ALCS.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees gain some history, but lose their heartUntil Derek Jeter's ankle betrayed him in the 12th inning, Ibanez and the ghosts Jeter often references had put the Yankees in position to win Game 1. Not even Babe, Lou, Joe D., Yogi and Mick operated as Raul Ibanez has of late.Upvote Share Tweet
ALCS Game 1: Tigers overcome late Yankees heroics, emerge with 6-4 win in extrasyahoo.com Oct 14, 2012Score and situation: The Detroit Tigers walked the tightrope early and then nearly saw the entire game slip away thanks to Jose Valverde's ninth inning meltdown. Yet somehow, someway, they averted a complete disaster escaped with a 6-4 win over the New …Upvote Share Tweet
Girardi Still Has Faith In YanksOct 14Joe Girardi discusses the Yankees plan following Derek Jeter's injury.
Tigers Take 2-0 Series LeadOct 14Baseball Tonight recaps the Tigers' shut out against the Yankees, and Anibal Sanchez's performance to help Detroit take a 2-0 series lead.
Baseball Tonight SpotlightOct 14Anibal Sanchez struck out seven over seven strong innings to help the Tigers to a 2-0 series lead over the Yankees.