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Ankle surgery for Jeter; likely out 4-5 months

Ankle surgery for Jeter; likely out 4-5 months

CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Oct 17, 2012
DETROIT (AP) -- Derek Jeter will have surgery on his broken left ankle, and the New York Yankees say he is expected to need four to five months to completely recover.
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  • Rain threat delays, then postpones ALCS Game 4

    Rain threat delays, then postpones ALCS Game 4

    CNNSI.com Oct 17, 2012
    Call it the no-rain rainout. Game 4 of the ALCS between the Yankees and Tigers was postponed until Thursday -- although Comerica Park was still dry when the game was called.
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  • Rainout doesn't do reeling Yankees any favors

    Rainout doesn't do reeling Yankees any favors

    MLB.com Oct 17, 2012
    Even the weather does the Yankees no particular favors. The rainout of Game 4 at Comerica Park on Wednesday night was not quite an equal-opportunity meteorological event. There is a scenario in which it hurts the Yankees much worse than the Tigers.
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  • ALCS Game 4 postponed due to rain

    ALCS Game 4 postponed due to rain

    The Detroit Tigers' party in Motown will have to wait at least one more day. Game 4 of the ALCS at Comerica Park was postponed due to rain on Wednesday night, meaning the Tigers won't get their first chance to advance past the New York Yankees until Thu…
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  • Your Belated MLB Playoffs Open Thread

    Your Belated MLB Playoffs Open Thread

    deadspin.com Oct 17, 2012
    The Cardinals-Giants game has already gotten underway, and they are taking a 2-1 nailbiter into the seventh inning. At 8 p.m. EDT, the Tigers-Yankees game will be getting underway, and Alex Rodriguez and Curtis Granderson once again find themselves ridi…
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  • A-Rod benched: DETROIT (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez has been benched …

    A-Rod benched: DETROIT (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez has been benched a…

    DETROIT (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez has been benched again by the New York Yankees, who also dropped center fielder Curtis Granderson from the starting lineup while trying to avoid elimination Wednesday.
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  • Source: Yanks, Marlins may talk A-Rod deal

    Source: Yanks, Marlins may talk A-Rod deal

    ESPN.com MLB.com Oct 17, 2012
    What began as a casual, joking conversation between New York Yankees president Randy Levine and Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria about the possibility of Alex Rodriguez playing for the Marlins may develop into serious trade talks.
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  • Chat With David Shields, Author Of Books About Race In The NBA …

    Chat With David Shields, Author Of Books About Race In The NBA And The Weird Shit Ichiro Suzuki Says

    deadspin.com Oct 17, 2012
    David Shields has authored 14 books and has written for a wide variety of publications throughout his career. His latest book, Baseball Is Just Baseball: The Understated Ichiro, is a collection of the most fascinating Ichiro quotes. Here's a sampling of…
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  • The New York Yankees Have A Coke Problem

    The New York Yankees Have A Coke Problem

    Detroit reliever Phil Coke put up pedestrian pitching numbers this year; a 4.00 ERA and 1.65 WHIP while averaging less than a strikeout an inning won't get the ladies into much of a sweat-especially in the AL Central, where the only decent hitting could
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  • Ice-cold offense seeking rebound in crucial Game 4

    Ice-cold offense seeking rebound in crucial Game 4

    MLB.com Oct 17, 2012
    An ice-cold offense and a red-hot Justin Verlander proved a bad combination for the Yankees on Tuesday as one of baseball's top-hitting regular-season teams continued a postseason struggle that is beginning to reach historical depths.
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  • TBS strikes out on Yankee hitting coach, YES doesn't forget Kev…

    TBS strikes out on Yankee hitting coach, YES doesn't forget Kevin Long

    nydailynews.com Oct 17, 2012
    The Yankees’ cast of characters has provided plenty of material for TBS voices to highlight through three games of the ALCS, whether it be Alex Rodriguez, Robinson Cano or Joe Girardi.
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  • Donald Trump to Yankees' A-Rod: You're fired!

    Donald Trump to Yankees' A-Rod: You're fired!

    ESPN.com Oct 16, 2012
    If George Steinbrenner were still alive, Donald Trump thinks "The Boss" would've delivered the following message to struggling slugger Alex Rodriguez:
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  • Nunez wins duel, but offense falls short vs. Verlander

    Nunez wins duel, but offense falls short vs. Verlander

    MLB.com Oct 17, 2012
    Eduardo Nunez ended a nine-pitch duel with Justin Verlander with a solo homer to left field on a hanging curve, but it would be the only run the Yankees could muster in a 2-1 loss to the Tigers.
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  • Derek Jeter's Diary: Things Fall Apart

    Derek Jeter's Diary: Things Fall Apart

    grantland.com Oct 17, 2012
    The baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captai...
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  • MLB Playoff Wrap: Yankees on the Brink

    MLB Playoff Wrap: Yankees on the Brink

    grantland.com Oct 17, 2012
    Thoughts on a nail-biting ALCS Game 3, now with 13 percent more Inquiries of Interest: "I JUST HAD A GUT FEELING." If you ever want to gain some pers...
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  • Video - A-Rod's Future With Yankees 02:16

    A-Rod's Future With Yankees

    Oct 17
    Baseball Tonight analyses Alex Rodriguez's relationship with Joe Girardi and the Yankees after being benched in ALCS.
  • Video - Alex Rodriguez Trade Talks 01:07

    Alex Rodriguez Trade Talks

    Oct 17
    Buster Olney on the possibility of the Yankees trading Alex Rodriguez in the offseason.
  • Video - Yankees Stunned 01:50

    Yankees Stunned

    Oct 17
    Andrew Marchand talks about the mood in the New York clubhouse after going down 0-3 in ALCS.
  • Video - Kobe Gives Pep Talk To A-Rod 06:54

    Kobe Gives Pep Talk To A-Rod

    Oct 17
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss Kobe Bryant's comment that Alex Rodriguez needs to remember that he is the best.

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