ALDS 2011: Yankees vs. Tigers

Fans Respond To Alex Rodriguez's Struggles With Sympathy, Reason

Thursday night, Alex Rodriguez capped off a tough series with a strikeout that ended the Yankees' season. Baseball fans across the country have responded with an outpouring of understanding and support.

ALDS Game 5: Tigers Top Yankees 3-2, Advance To ALCS

Doug Fister and three relievers held the Yankees to only two runs, as the Tigers beat the Yankees 3-2 and advanced to the American League Championship Series.

Yankees vs. Tigers: Non-Keys To The Game 5 Showdown

Thursday night, Doug Fister and the Detroit Tigers face Ivan Nova and the New York Yankees, and they'll fight for all the marbles. Here are things each team doesn't need to do in order to win and advance.

A Brief History Of Winner-Take-All Postseason Games

The Yankees and Tigers will play a winner-take-all game Thursday night in New York. How do home teams in the postseason do with their backs to the wall?

Doug Fister vs. Ivan Nova In Game 5: How In The Heck Did We Get Here?

It's Doug Fister and Ivan Nova going head-to-head to see who advances in the playoffs, just like you would have imagined last year at this time.

Curtis Granderson's Possible Season-Saver

Tuesday night, the Yankees beat the Tigers by nine. But the entire game might've turned on Curtis Granderson's leaping catch in the bottom of the first.

Curtis Granderson, Austin Jackson, And The Cruelty Of Baseball

Curtis Granderson made an important catch. Austin Jackson couldn't. This game is as surprising as it is unfair.

Curtis Granderson's Defense Saves A.J. Burnett; Yankees Beat Tigers, Force Game 5

A.J. Burnett was the last pitcher Yankees fans wanted to see in this series. Curtis Granderson saved the day for Burnett and New York.

Is A.J. Burnett As Bad As Everyone Says?

This season, 42 American Leaguers pitched enough innings (162) to qualify for the ERA title. It's interesting: While the generally accepted standard for being a good pitcher is striking out twice...


Tigers vs. Yankees, ALDS Game 4 Preview: Time, TV Schedule And More

By winning Monday, the Tigers took a commanding 2-1 lead in their best-of-five series with the Yankees, putting them in position to potentially clinch the ALDS Tuesday in their home park. Unfortunately for the Yankees, their last line of defense with their season on the brink is A.J. Burnett, easily the worst starter in New York's rotation.

Justin Verlander Good, Delmon Young Heroic, And Detroit Takes ALDS Lead

Justin Verlander wasn't the best he's ever been, but still he worked eight strong innings, and he got just enough support for the Tigers to pull ahead of the Yankees 2-1 in their playoff best-of-five.

Jose Valverde Opens Mouth, Nothing Changes

Following the nervous conclusion to Game 2, Jose Valverde remarked that the Tigers/Yankees ALDS would end in Detroit, with the Tigers advancing. This has no effect on anybody.

Max Scherzer Superb, Tigers Clip Yankees To Even ALDS

Max Scherzer threw six scoreless innings, Miguel Cabrera homered and drove in three runs, and the Tigers have tied the Yankees at one game apiece.

Yankees Vs. Tigers, ALDS Game 2 Preview: Time, TV Schedule, Starting Pitchers And More

The Tigers try to even the series against the Yankees Sunday afternoon, throwing Max Scherzer to match up against Freddy Garcia.

Robinson Cano, Ivan Nova Power Yankees To 9-3 Game 1 Rout

Cano launched a grand slam and drove in six runs, and Nova was strong in relief of CC Sabathia as the Yankees took a 1-0 series lead over the Tigers.

Yankees/Tigers Rainout Forces Change Of Plans

The Yankees and Tigers aren't the only ones whose plans were changed by Friday night's rain.

Division Series Preview: Tigers vs. Yankees

A preview of the ALDS match-up between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees.

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