Found October 14, 2012 on
Tonight was the start of the American League Championship Series. The New York Yankees were taking on the Detroit Tigers for Game 1 of a possible seven game series.
Doug Fister started for the Tigers, he went 6.1 innings and gave up six hits. Andy Pettitte was the starter for the Yankees, he went 6.2 innings giving up seven hits and two earned runs.
Prince Fielder had an RBI single after Miguel Cabrera was intentionally walked, Delmon Young singled and Detroit Tigers took a 2-0 lead. Young would hit a home run in the eighth inning and Avisall Garcia would single in another run to up the lead to 4-0.
The Yankees trailed 4-0 entering the ninth when Ichiro Suzuki hit a two-run home run. Following a walk to Mark Teixeira the Yankees prepared to try and tie the game. Raul Ibanez would continue his post season mastery hitting yet another home run, this time off of closer Jose Valverde over the right field wall.
Octavio Dotel would record the final out in the bottom of the ninth before the game went to extra innings.
The Tigers made their come back in the 12th inning when Cabrera was able to get on base. Young then doubled on a line drive to center field allowing Cabrera to score.
During this inning is when Derek Jeter injured himself on the field. He appeared to re-injure his ankle. He was helped off the field being able to put no weight on the foot. After the game, manager Joe Girardi said Jeter fractured his ankle and is done for the season.
Tigers right-fielder Andy Dirks then singled on a sharp ground ball that allowed previous hitter Don Kelly to up the score 6-4.
Drew Smyly pitched the last two innings of the game was able to close out the game in the bottom of the 12th. Tigers won with a score of 6-4 and take game 1 of the series.
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Derek Jeter is out for the postseason after fracturing his ankle while fielding a ground ball at short during the top of the 12th inning of ALCS Game 1 between the Yankees and Tigers on Saturday.The Yankees shortstop was trying to field a grounder from Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta when he went down to the ground in obvious pain. He tried passing the ball to Robinson Cano to make...
Derek Jeter is done for the rest of the postseason. While moving to his left on a ball hit by Jhonny Peralta, Jeter landed awkwardly and went down. He went down and didn't get up. The New York Yankees' shortstop had been nursing an injury in the same ankle for the past several weeks and it may have led to the fracture last night.
According to Mark Feinsand of...
Derek Jeter had to be removed from Game Three of the New York Yankees division series victory over the Baltimore Orioles. He left in the eighth inning after striking out and apparently re-aggravating the bone bruise that has been bothering him for weeks now. However, he was able to play in Game Four, and last night he showed no ill-effects as the Yankees took down the Orioles...
Ford rehashing the Derek Jeter 2011 Ford Explorer Blind Spot Information System commercial for the 2013 model is odd enough. And not just because we can't recall the last home plate collision DJ...
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Derek Jeter was unable to put weight on his left leg and was helped off the field in the 12th inning of the American League championship series opener.
The New York Yankees shortstop dived to his left for a grounder hit by Detroit's Jhonny Peralta and winced in pain as he flipped the ball away on Saturday night. He then rolled onto his stomach, and a collective gasp was heard...
Is it fair to call Derek Jeter "Mr. October" yet? I mean...dude does have more anythings than anyone else ever has during the postseason.And Saturday night, the hits just kept on coming for the New York Yankees captain. Literally.With a second-inning single off Detroit Tigers starter Doug Fister, Jeter became the first player in baseball history to record 200 career postseason...
A thrilling first game of the American League Championship Series
took a horrific turn in the 12th inning, when iconic Yankees
shortstop Derek Jeter departed with a fractured left ankle.
Last night, there wasn't much joy for New York Yankees fans as the Bronx Bombers dropped game one of the American League Championship series to the Detroit Tigers in extra innings.
Things went from bad to worst when the news that Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter would miss the rest of the ALCS with a fractured ankle.
Derek injured his right ankle in the top of the twelve inning...
The New York Yankees 9th-inning hero, Raul Ibanez came through once again to tie the Game 1 of the ALCS vs. Detroit Tigers4-4.Derek JeterBut just 15-minutes later, in the top of the 12th-inning, the Tigers scored but in-between the two runs the Yankees postseason took a turn for the worst.The moment caused the Stadium to go silent, as not even the Tigers wanted to watch the Yankees...
Miguel Cabrera danced on a chair in one corner of the visiting clubhouse, puffing a cigar. Prince Fielder doused his young sons, Jadyn and Haven, with non-alcoholic sparkling wine, then handed them each a bottle to shake and spray.
Just when the celebration seemed to be ending, Justin Verlander ran through the door and screamed ''Whoo!''
On the mound and in the...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Delmon Young doubled home the go-ahead run in the 12th inning after New York's Raul Ibanez hit another stunning game-tying home run during a four-run rally in the ninth, and the Detroit Tigers outlasted the Yankees 6-4 Saturday night in an AL championship series opener in which Derek Jeter was helped off the field with what appeared to be a serious leg injury...
Daily News PhotoIn little more than the space of a calendar day, the Yankees went from being triumphant series winners to being down 0-1 in the ALCS. They also went from following Mr Postseason to being a bunch of leaderless parts that don't seem to fit together.The parts don't seem to fit together because there is not enough glue. That glue is offense. If the Yankees can...
Ichiro Suzuki LF
Robinson Cano 2B
Mark Teixeira 1B
Raul Ibanez DH
Russell Martin C
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Curtis Granderson CF
Nick Swisher RF
Jayson Nix SS
Pitching: Hiroki Kuroda RHP
Austin Jackson CF
Quintin Berry LF
Miguel Cabrera 3B
Prince Fielder 1B
Delmon Young DH
Andy Dirks RF
Jhonny Peralta SS
Alex Avila C
The final award in this 2012 BBA series is the Stan Musial Award for most valuable player. Here's my ballot:1st Place, Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers2nd Place, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim3rd Place, Josh Hamilton, Texas RangersHow can anyone not vote for Miguel Cabrera? Not only did he win the Triple Crown, he led in SLG and OPS and was second only to Derek Jeter...