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Bengie Molina #11 of the Texas Rangers celebrates with Nelson Cruz #17 after hitting a three-run home run in the top of the sixth inning against A.J. Burnett #34 of the New York Yankees in Game Four of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 19, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Bengie Molina #11 of the Texas Rangers celebrates with Nelson Cruz #17 after hitting a three-run home run in the top of the sixth inning against A.J. Burnett #34 of the New York Yankees in Game Four of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 19, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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It was another long night for Yankee fans in the Bronx, and this time our guys Boomer & Carton were on hand to witness the debacle.

Who’s to blame for the Yankees’ Game 4 loss — A.J. Burnett for imploding, Joe Girardi for leaving the righty in too long, or Craig for his antics throughout the game?

To add injury to insult, Mark Teixeira crumpled in a heap at first base while running out a grounder. Teixeira’s MRI came back with a grade-2 strain of his right hamstring. The first baseman’s postseason is over, the injury will reportedly need six to eight weeks to heal.

The Yankees will try to steal Game 5 from the Rangers with CC Sabathia on the mound Wednesday afternoon. Craig thinks the Yankees win this one and head back to Texas down 3-2.

All that, the Phillies drop Game 3, more on the NFL’s ‘dirty hit’ policy, do you know more sports than a chick with a bunch of tattoos, John Smoltz calls in, and more on today’s radio program…

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