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The Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 3-0 in game two of the ALCS, last night at Yankee Stadium from the Bronx, NY.
Tigers lead series over Yankees 2-0.
W - Anibal Sanchez (1-0), L - Hiroki Kuroda (0-1), S - Phil Coke (1).
Hiroki Kuroda pitched a great game, even thought he had zero run support. He pitched 7.2 innings, allowed 5 hits, gave up 3 earn runs and struck out 11 batters.
Boone Logan gave up an RBI double.
Joba Chamberlain gave up an RBI single.
Mark Teixeria had a double.
Alex Rodriguez got sacastic cheers when he got a basehit.
Robinson Cano made history when he extended his hitless streak to 0 for 26 which is a new record in playoff history and he passed Bobby Bonilla who went 0 for 24 back in 1996 with the Orioles.
The Yankees offense had a total of four hits.
Thoughts on the game:
Once again, the Yankees offense chokes as they couldn't bring any runs home this time around and they are playing bad baseball at the wrong time of the year.
This isn't the same Yankees offense liked we saw all of the regular season and if they can't turn this around. There is no chance for them making the world series.
Watching the game was flat-out boring all day yesterday. There was no offensive hitting coming from the Yankees and they only had four hits in a hitters ballpark of all things.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi got ejected from the game when he was arguring with second base umpire Jeff Nelson over a blown call by Jeff Nelson on second base when Nick Swisher clearly had Omar Infante out dead to rights when he got tagged before his hand touched the bag and Jeff Nelson made the wrong call.
MLB needs to expand instant replay on those type plays and I'm sure Bud Selig won't do anything about it. Although, this game was over when the offense couldn't do anything.
Game three of the ALCS - The New York Yankees play the Detroit Tigers in Comerica Park at 8:07 pm on TBS.
Pitching matchup will be RHP Phil Hughes vs RHP Justin Verlander.
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