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yahoo.com Oct 16, 2012Score and situation: The Detroit Tigers moved one game away from a berth in the World Series with a 2-1 win over the New York Yankees in Tuesday night's Game 3 of the ALCS. Leading lads: If there were any doubts that Justin Verlander wouldn't get it don…Share TweetBaseball's hottest pitcher handled the playoffs' coldest lineup with ease. Justin Verlander pitched into the ninth to help the Tigers win 2-1 and take a 3-0 ALCS lead on the Yankees.Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 16, 2012Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman said the decision to bench Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher for Game 3 wasn't a solo act on the part of Manager Joe Girardi, but a joint decision based on the players' regular and postseason play.Share TweetDETROIT (AP) -- Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes has left Game 3 of the AL championship series against Detroit in the fourth inning with an injury.Share Tweet
Robinson Cano enjoys view of Justin Verlander while lounging in computer chair (Photo)yahoo.com Oct 16, 2012Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher found themselves out of Tuesday night's lineup in Game 3 of the ALCS, but it was starting second baseman Robinson Cano who really made himself look right at home in the New York Yankees dugout. With his feet propped up on…Share TweetManager Joe Girardi benched Alex Rodriguez and sat out Nick Swisher, replacing them with Eric Chavez and Brett Gardner, in a lineup shuffle that had the look of desperation and could have long-term ramifications.Share TweetNEW YORK (SI.com) -- The Yankees have reportedly benched Alex Rodriguez again for Game 3 of the American League Championship Series with the Detroit Tigers.Share TweetYankees bench coach Tony Pena made the most out of Monday's off-day from the ALCS, interviewing for the vacant Red Sox managerial post.Share Tweet
Report: A-Rod Spent The Eighth Inning Of Game 1 Macking On Some Ladiesdeadspin.com Oct 16, 2012So says the New York Post, which published an article today alleging that A-Rod, having been pinch-hit for in the eighth inning, put a considerable amount of effort into trying to woo two pretty ladies in the stands. More »Share TweetMLB.com Oct 16, 2012On Monday, Oct. 15, 1962, the Giants hosted the Yankees at Candlestick Park in what was a must-win game for the home team. Exactly 50 years later on a Monday, another 35-year-old Giants hurler took the ball in San Francisco, and although the contest did…Share Tweet
Murmurers' Row: The Yankees' bats have been silenced in the 2012 …nytimes.com Oct 16, 2012The Yankees' bats have been silenced in the 2012 postseason, and individual Yankees hitters have some of the most feeble numbers of the players who are still competing in the postseason.Share Tweet
SweetSpot: ALCS Game 3Oct 16David Schoenfield and Eric Karabell on whether Yankees will be swept, the impact of losing Derek Jeter, and the reliability of the Tiger's starters.
Yanks Need To Attack VerlanderOct 16Doug Glanville thinks the Yankees need to attack Justin Verlander and also gives his Game 3 lineup for New York.
Highlight Of The NightOct 16Justin Verlander sends Yankees to the brink after surrendering just one run over 8.1 innings pitched in Tigers' 2-1 win.