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Giants, Tigers Will Need All Seven Games To Decide World Series

It looks like the World Series will go the distance and seven games for the second straight year.

10/24/2012

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16: Raul Ibanez #27 of the New York Yankees strikes out for the final out of the game during game three of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 16, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Yankees Facing Elimination Here Out Trailing 3-0 In ALCS

Justin Verlander took a shutout into the ninth inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the New York Yankees 2-1 Tuesday night for a 3-0 lead in the AL championship series.

10/17/2012

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 14: The New York Yankees look on dejected against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 14, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Yankees Malaise Continues, Playoff Outlook Bleak

By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Joe Girardi could have used a birthday present Sunday: increased instant replay for umpires. The Yankees manager was ejected from Game 2 of the AL […]

10/15/2012

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees is tended to by trainer Steve Donohue (L), manager Joe Girardi (C), Robinson Cano #24 and Brett Gardner #11 (R) of the New York Yankees after Jeter hurt his leg in the top of the 12th inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 13, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Jeter Hurt, Young Stars As Tigers Win ALCS Opener

The New York Yankees lost the AL championship series opener and their captain when Derek Jeter broke his left ankle moments after Detroit’s Delmon Young doubled home the go-ahead run in the 12th inning, giving the Tigers a 6-4 win Saturday night.

10/14/2012

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 08: Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees scores on a Mark Teixeira #25 single to left field as Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers misplays the ball during the eight inning of the game at Comerica Park on August 8, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Yanks Win Slugfest In Motor City

Curtis Granderson snapped out of a short slump by hitting his 30th homer and driving four runs, helping the New York
Yankees beat Detroit 12-8 Wednesday night and ending the Tigers’ six-game winning streak.

08/08/2012

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 07: Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers doubles down the left field line in the fourth inning scoring Brennan Boesch #26 during the game against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on August 7, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Yankees 6-5 (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Two Straight For Tigers

Miguel Cabrera homered and drove in three runs, and the Detroit Tigers held off the New York Yankees 6-5 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.

08/08/2012

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 06: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning during the game against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park on August 6, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Verlander Dominates Yanks

Verlander matched a career high with 14 strikeouts and got home-run support from Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera, leading the Detroit Tigers over New York 7-2 Monday night.

08/06/2012

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 01:  Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers scores in front of Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox in the fourth inning during the game on August 1, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sox Drop Final Game To Tigers

Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder homered on consecutive pitches to cap a five-run fifth inning Wednesday night, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-5 to avoid a three-game sweep.

08/01/2012

BOSTON, MA - JULY 31: Members of the grounds crew cover the infield during a rain delay game between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers on July 31, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Sox Win Rain-Shortened Affair

Clayton Mortensen pitched 2 2-3 shutout innings after Josh Beckett left with back spasms and the Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 4-1 in a game halted by rain in the top of the sixth inning Tuesday night.

07/31/2012

BOSTON, MA - JULY 30: Will Middlebrooks #64 of the Boston Red Sox is congratulated by teammate Adrian Gonzalez #28 after hitting a two-run home run against the Detroit Tigers in the 8th inning during the game on July 30, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sox Win Third Straight

Dustin Pedroia hit a tie-breaking homer and drove in three runs to support Clay Buchholz’s eight solid innings, leading the Boston Red Sox over the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Monday night for their third straight win.

07/30/2012

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