2012 ALDS: Orioles vs. Yankees

Managing the Yankees: Not as easy as you think.

Sure, we all want to manage the team with no natural spending limits. But Joe Girardi's got problems, too.

Baseball's best Division Series Game 5's

For a while we didn't have them and while some want them to go away again, we can't deny there have been some memorable ones.

Orioles can end 15-year drought Friday

The Baltimore Orioles, one of the original 16 teams, have not won a postseason series in 15 years. How does this stack up against the other clubs who have been around since the World Series began?

Joe Girardi mourns the death of his father

The Yankees manager had kept his father's death a secret during his team's division series with the Orioles, but the story of a son's devotion to his father transcends baseball.

Orioles bust out in 13th, beat Yanks 2-1 in Game 4

None of these games have been easy, and this one sure wasn't. But somehow the Baltimore Orioles outlasted the New York Yankees for a 2-1 win, thanks to J.J. Hardy's 13th-inning double, and they'll play a decisive Game 5 on Friday.

Thursday's fun fact

Hooray for the over-40 set! 40-year-old Raul Ibanez is the oldest player to hit a postseason walk-off homer & the oldest player w/ 2 HRs in a playoff game.— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) O...

The top 5 forgotten postseason walkoff home runs

The Yankees' Raul Ibañez hit not one, but two dramatic home runs in Game 3 Wednesday. Here are five walkoff postseason home runs you might not remember.

Raul Ibanez makes history, leaves teammates in awe

Ibañez has a spectacular night in the Bronx.


Raul Ibanez hits two homers, enters Yankees lore

Alex Rodriguez was lifted in favor of pinch-hitter Raul Ibanez, and two homers later, the Yankees walked off with a win in Game 3.

Mariano Rivera cheered for ceremonial first pitch

The injured Yankee closer got loud cheers when he was introduced.

The Orioles who should have been here all along

The Orioles made the playoffs on the backs of surprising players who weren't always supposed to be surprising.

Orioles' bullpen hangs on for Game 2 win, 3-2

Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen and a trio of relievers held down the Yankees in Game 2, with closer Jim Johnson pitching brilliantly in the 9th after giving up five runs in Game 1.

Yankees break open Game 1 in 9th, beat O's 7-2

Sunday night in Baltimore, the Yankees turned a nail-biter into a laugher with five runs in the ninth inning, all against Orioles closer Jim Johnson. CC Sabathia pitched brilliantly, and came just one out short of a complete game.

Yankees vs. Orioles, 2012 ALDS Game 1 Preview

The American League Division Series begins tonight in Baltimore, with the AL East-winning New York Yankees travelling to face the Wild Card Baltimore Orioles.

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