The Yankee third baseman became a bench player in the playoffs, but is that his role in the future?
The Detroit Tigers handily defeated the Yankees 8-1 Thursday night to earn the club a berth in the 2012 World Series. For Al Beaton of Bless You Boys, the ALCS confirmed for him that this season has been unlike any other in Tigers history.
The New York Yankees were shut down yet again in Game 4 Thursday night, managing just two hits in an 8-1 loss. For Steven Goldman of Pinstriped Bible, as tough as the series sweep was to watch, its completion almost offers a release for Yankee fans.
With every season without a Yankees championship, it's a little easier to appreciate how silly it was for the Yankees to win it almost every year.
Thursday in Detroit, the Tigers finished off the New York Yankees, who were swept for the first time in a postseason series since 1980.
The Detroit Tigers are one win away from the pennant, but they didn't mash their way there as expected.
Game 4 of the ALCS between the Tigers and Yankees was scheduled to start at 8 p.m. ET, but it has been delayed due to weather conditions in the area.
The Detroit Tigers are just one win away from the World Series after their 2-1 Game 3 victory over the Yankees Tuesday night. For Al Beaton of Bless You Boys, it is unexpected success of Phil Coke in a shutdown role that has Tigers fans talking.
In Game 3 of the ALCS, Raúl Ibañez struck out to end the game, with a left-hander on the mound and Alex Rodriguez on the bench. Did Joe Girardi simply forget to manage in the ninth inning?
The Tigers took Game 3 behind characteristically strong pitching from Justin Verlander, taking a 3-0 lead in the American League Championship Series.
How two former Cardinals are flashing their hardware to Detroit teammates while also invoking comparisons of last year's World Series winning team.
At last, it happened. The Yankees were the victims of not just one, but two blown calls in postseason games. Will that mean replay review? Um... maybe.
Detroit Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez pitched a gem Sunday night, shutting out the once-mighty New York Yankees offense over seven innings, striking out seven along the way.
Derek Jeter's season-ending injury means that Joe Girardi needs to find a new shortstop. But should also be looking for a new third baseman? And what is Jim Leyland going to do with his struggling closer?
The Yankees' captain is going to miss the rest of the 2012 playoffs with a fractured ankle suffered during a Game 1 loss on Saturday.