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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...
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Derek Jeter suffered an ankle injury during the 12th inning against the Tigers and is done for the postseason for the Yankees.
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Tigers manager Jim Leyland, at least for now, will handle save situations "by ear," according to a published report.
MLB.com's Jason Beck says Leyland plans to "mix and match" the closer's role in the short run and won't use Jose Valverde in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series in New York on Sunday.
Valverde blew a four-run lead in...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Delirious only minutes earlier, fans at Yankee Stadium sat stunned in utter disbelief while they watched Derek Jeter being helped off the field.
Their worst fears were met, too. The durable captain broke his left ankle and is out for the rest of the postseason.
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It was a devastating 0-2 loss to the Tigers in the ALCS, but now is the time for the New York Yankeesto pick themselves up and get back on form. However, there is already much debate how, and indeed if, they will meet this ambition task.Jeter connects for a hit against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Firstly, they will have to overcome the absence of Derek Jeter...
The Yankess lost one of their great all time players when Derek Jeter went down to a broken ankle. After 158 games in post season play, the Yankees will have to continue without their inspirational team captain who will be watching from the dugout or somewhere other than on the field. The Yankees battled tough with the Detroit Tigers and lost the game in extra innings. The Yankees...
The dominant storyline of the last half of the MLB regular season was no doubt Stephen Strasburg, his surgically repaired elbow, and the decision to shut him down. After the Nationals were eliminated Friday night, the proliferation of “told you so” columns was somewhat muted, given that the Nats squandered a six run lead in [...]
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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. Even more shocking and devastating to the Yankees than their 6-4 defeat was the season-ending loss of Yankees captain Derek Jeter. One of the greatest postseason players in the game's history was carried off the field with a broken...
Delirious only minutes earlier, fans at Yankee Stadium sat stunned in utter disbelief while they watched Derek Jeter being helped off the field, his left leg dangling.
Their worst fears were met, too. The durable captain broke his left ankle in the 12th inning of the AL championship series opener on Saturday night and is out for the rest of the postseason.
The ALCS started off commonly enough...Yankees SS Derek Jeter got his 200th career postseason hit in the 2nd.
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Later, trailing 4-0 in the 9th inning,...
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I guess the three run lead that Jose Valverde gave up against the A's in Game Four of the ALDS just wasn't good enough for him. Either that, or, Jim Leyland has given up on cigarettes giving him a heart attack. Of course, you would think that a four run lead is safe wouldn't you? Of course you would. Even with his struggles this year, Valverde is still a "proven...
Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes left Game 3 of the AL championship
series against Detroit in the fourth inning with a stiff back.
Can Yankees stars make up for the absence of Jeter in ALCS Game 2?