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Tigers manager Jim Leyland watched Magglio Ordonez moving around more like his old self in recent weeks and thought Ordonez had a chance for a good stretch run.

Tigers' Ordonez done for year with ankle injury

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Magglio Ordonez will miss the rest of the postseason because of an ankle injury, the second Detroit Tigers outfielder out of the AL championship series.

Tigers lose OF Ordonez for ALCS

Even without a game on Sunday, the Tigers took a huge loss as Magglio Ordonez was ruled out of the ALCS.

Drew Sharp: For Leyland, adversity won't change his mind

If there's a trace of panic inside Jim Leyland, it escaped without notice Sunday. His Tigers are in trouble, hitting waves that could turn rockier as they approach a Game 2 ultimatum this afternoon: Win or start bailing. But the manager must maintain a steady hand on the helm while juggling the variables within and beyond his control.

Delmon Young back in lineup for Detroit Tigers: ALCS daily briefing

Detroit replaced injured outfielder Magglio Ordonez with injured outfielder Delmon Young on their ALCS roster. Young (straight left side) started in left field and batted third for Game 2.

ALCS -- Humor from/for the Deaf that we all Can Enjoy

Neil Best of Newsday was always a big fan of CC. Deadspin's...This Evening: Jim Leyland Did Not Have A Hard-On, But… had to be why, no? Every time you flush a toilet, think Bob's Blitz. Follow us on... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ Follow on Twitter

ALCS Game Three: Detroit 5, Texas 2

Six things: 1. Monday night, before boarding the plane back to Michigan, Tigers manager Jim Leyland told reporters: "The first inning has really been a little bit of a nemesis for us up to this p...

A new role,same leader

ARLINGTON, Texas - Jim Leyland isn't a big believer in clubhouse chemistry. Twenty years as a major league manager...

Game 2 of AL championship series postponed

Game 2 of the AL championship series was postponed because of rain. It was rescheduled for 4:19 p.m. EDT Monday. The teams will lose their travel day, and the series is then slated to resume with Game 3 on Tuesday in Detroit. Texas beat Detroit 3-2 in Saturday night's opener, a game delayed twice by rain in the top of the fifth inning, first for 41 minutes and then for 1:09...

Lupica: Typical fall for Yankees

It was just a few minutes after the celebration in the visitors' clubhouse at the new Yankee Stadium, at the other end of the hall from where the celebration was supposed to be held early Friday morning, at least in the eyes of the home team. Jim Leyland, the Tigers' manager, was outside his office and motioned for his third-base coach, Gene Lamont, to go inside with him.

Tigers' fate could hinge on outfielder Austin Jackson

ARLINGTON, Texas - Jim Leyland has said many times this season that anytime Austin Jackson gets on base it is "good...

This is why you don’t name captains

It’s not so much weird that Kyle Orton is not the Broncos’ starting quarterback as it’s awkward to see him in the front line leading the team stretch as a team captain and backup quarterback. It caused me to reflect on a conversation I had in 1999 with then-Rockies manager Jim Leyland about leadership. “”You got to be careful about that leader stuff,” Leyland said then...
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