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It might be great fun to spin the wheel of possible trade destinations for Alex Rodriguez, but the embattled New York Yankees star says our party is already over. Speaking to reporters after the Yankees were swept out of the postseason on Thursday night…
CC embarrassed with Game 4 clunker vs. TigersUpdated Oct 18, 2012 Share TweetFor their last line of defense, the Yankees had ace CC Sabathia on the mound on Thursday, and they thought that just might be enough to avert a sweep in the American League Championship Series.
Teixeira misses the mark on defense in Game 4Updated Oct 18, 2012 Share TweetWith their offense in hibernation, the last thing the Yankees could afford in Game 4 of the ALCS was a defensive meltdown from a four-time Gold Glover. But that's what happened to Mark Teixeira, and it not only cost the Yankees a run, it taxed ace CC Sa…Share TweetFor the first time since 2006, the Tigers are back in the World Series. Miguel Cabrera was one of three players to go deep as Detroit beat the Yankees 8-1 and swept the ALCS 4-0.
The Detroit Tigers Are World Series-Bound After A Dominant Sweep Of The New York YankeesUpdated Oct 18, 2012 Share TweetThere will be many dissections and analyses of just how much of a drubbing the Tigers laid into the Yankees during this 2012 American League Championship Series, but if you even watched an hour of any given game, you saw near-complete domination of the …Share TweetThank you for your continued support of Deadspin, and of the New York Yankees' public execution. Erik Malinowski will be here before too long; until then, do your thing. More »
Your "Rain, Rain Go Away" Belated Baseball Open ThreadUpdated Oct 18, 2012 Share TweetA-Rod's not playing. But the Yankees, Tigers, Giants, and Cardinals are. The skies are clear! Please talk about what goes on in their games down in the comments. More »
Everything You'd Ever Want To Know About Kyna Treacy, The Girl In The Stands A-Rod Was Macking OnUpdated Oct 18, 2012 Share TweetLast Saturday, Alex Rodriguez allegedly attempted to woo a pretty lady in the stands during his team's Game 1 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Now, the object of A-Rod's affection has been identified as Kyna Treacy, Australian model and owner of her own swim…
Blue Jays claim righty Brummett from PhilliesUpdated Oct 18, 2012 Share TweetThe Blue Jays picked up right-hander Tyson Brummett off waivers from the Phillies after claiming Marlins outfielder Scott Cousins and Yankees reliever Cory Wade earlier in the week.
A Speculative Column About A-Rod Being Traded Contains The Dumbest Sentence You'll Read TodayUpdated Oct 18, 2012 Share TweetWith Alex Rodriguez quickly falling out of favor in New York, speculation has started to fly about whether or not the Yankees would be interested in trading Rodriguez in the offseason. This morning, USA Today's Bob Nightengale got in on the action with …
Cliff Corcoran: It ain't over but -- no, World Series hopes already over for YankeesUpdated Oct 18, 2012 Share Tweet. . . it's over. The Yankees haven't been elimianted just yet but they trail the Tigers 3-games-to-0 in the ALCS, and that's just the start of their problems, writes Cliff Corcoran.Source: CNNSI.com
All signs point to Yankees' Alex Rodriguez heading out of New York after being benched in the biggest games of this postseasonUpdated Oct 18, 2012 Share TweetSometimes you hear this about Alex Rodriguez, who has been pinch-hit for twice in the playoffs and been benched entirely for three games, in favor of the immortal Eric Chavez: You hear that, hey, Billy Martin benched Reggie Jackson in Game 5 against the…Source: nydailynews.com
Alex Rodriguez just one of many possible roster moves that await Yankees GM Brian Cashman this winterUpdated Oct 18, 2012 Share TweetThis figures to be the busiest offseason for GM Brian Cashman since 2008, when the Yankees responded to missing the playoffs for the first time in 13 years by going on a $423 million free-agent spending spree.Source: nydailynews.com
What Is In The Yankees' Future?Oct 18Baseball Tonight looks at the upcoming moves the Yankees will make in the offseason.
Tigers Sweep Yankees To Reach World SeriesOct 18Tigers complete sweep with game 4 win over the Yankees.
Tigers Headed To World SeriesOct 18Baseball Tonight recaps the Tigers' 8-1 win over the Yankees to reach the World Series.
Joe Girardi On The Yankees Falling To The TigersOct 18Joe Girardi talks after the Yankees' game 4 defeat.
Peter King: Week 7 PicksOct 18Last week: 8-6, .571. To date: 51-40, .560. San Francisco 20, Seattle 9. Have mercy on Russell Wilson, NFL Nation. Jim Harbaugh?s 49er teams have lost five regular-season games, including the 26-3 drubbing by the Giants last Sunday. Following the other …
Biggest NFL games of Week 7 -- John Clayton's First & 10Oct 18The NFC has dominated interconference games, John Clayton writes, but the AFC gets a break from that in Week 7.
The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL PickOct 18Seahawks (+7) over 49ERS I've been mangling the meaning of "irony" since the eighth grade, so tell me if this scenario qualifies ... A writer re...