Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14
NEW YORK -- Another logic-defying moment for Raul Ibanez and the New York Yankees eventually gave way to a 12-inning defeat to the Detroit Tigers and the loss of captain Derek Jeter, who was carried off the field with a broken ankle Saturday night. The Tigers withstood the Yankees' four-run ninth-inning rally, including Ibanez's latest game-tying home run and answered with two runs in the 12th, with help from the second odd defensive play of the game by Yankees right fielder Nick Swisher. It added up to a 6-4 win for the Tigers in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees, who raucously celebrated in the ninth, departed with not only a devastating loss but with the unsettling sight of watching Jeter's left leg buckle as he dived to snag an infield single by Jhonny Peralta. Jeter, who has battled a bone bruise on his left ankle and an injury to his left foot that kept him from playing the field one game in the ALDS, lay on the ground for a f...
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