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A.J. Burnett saves the Yankees, to everyone's surprise, but the Tigers are feeling the sting of Curtis Granderson's spectacular catches.
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Today has been a weird day. Everybody is coming out of the woodwork saying that they always knew A.J. Burnett was going to pitch a good and a few people seem to think that this justifies him getting a spot in the rotation throughout the rest of the playoffs.
However, Burnett was a lot luckier than good last night. Bill Petti of Beyond the Boxscore had a great take on it today...
The playoffs suck. In a way at least. There’s always one team’s fans that end the season ecstatically. But for the rest of baseball fandom, there are those upsetting moments, even before the season is done. Like realizing that your Yankees’ entire season is now on the shoulders of none other than A.J. Burnett.
It’s enough to joke of boycotting the game or sarcastically call...
DETROIT Before it turned into a complete blowout, A.J. Burnett made a statement Tuesday that he's not finished just yet.
Burnett contained the Detroit Tigers' bats for 5 23 innings on a night when his New York Yankees were on the brink of elimination.
Burnett vowed to "let A.J. loose," and he did it better than most believed possible based on how he had pitched...
A.J. Burnett plans to watch video of his 2009 World Series Game 2 start before Tuesday's ALDS start, confident he can rediscover whatever it was that made him so successful that night.
Curtis Granderson made two spectacular catches against his former team and A.J. Burnett came through when the Yankees needed him most, leading New York past the Detroit Tigers 10-1 Tuesday night to send their AL playoff series back to the Bronx for a decisive Game 5.
Derek Jeter bounced back from a game-ending strikeout Monday, putting the Yankees ahead to stay with a two-run double...
Yankees manager Joe Girardi says A.J. Burnett could have a 'very short leash' in Game 4.
Let’s all enjoy this short film while we continue to bask in the glow of AJ Burnett’s success against the Tigers in Game 4. Burnett’s just the type of smart long term investment that makes a team like the Yankees so darned successful
Credit where credit is due.. John first brought this to my attention last night.
The New York Yankees face playoff elimination in Detroit against Rick Porcello and the Tigers! Can AJ Burnett keep the Yankees playoffs season alive?
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Curtis Granderson made two spectacular catches against his former team and A.J. Burnett came through when the Yankees needed him most, leading New York past the Detroit Tigers 10-1 on Tuesday night to send their AL playoff series back to the Bronx for a decisive Game 5.
The Tigers loaded in the bases in the bottom of the first and had an opportunity to blow the game open early. But a great snag by Curtis Granderson on a Don Kelly line drive kept the Tigers off the board, and so died what would become their best scoring opportunity of the night, resulting in the Tigers headed to New York for the series deciding game.
Curtis Granderson made two spectacular catches against his former team and A.J. Burnett came through when the Yankees needed him most, leading the New York past the Detroit Tigers 10-1 Tuesday night to send their AL playoff series back to the Bronx for a decisive Game 5.
No idea how Boomer Esiason is able to make as many media appearances as he does. 5 Hour Energy is a farce, so it isn't that. In his appearance today (17 minute appearance no less) on Dennis and...
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You can hate the Yankees, and you can even hate New York, but you can't hate Curtis Granderson. It's impossible. It would be like hating sunshine or vacation. And that makes Tuesday night's game a special brand of excruciation for Tigers fans. Granderson, the former Tigers centerfielder, was at the center of this Yankees victory.