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Silverman: Giant Edge To NL Representative In World Series

Here’s the real issue that will keep the Tigers from hoisting the trophy: the NL is slowly but surely winning the battle for superiority against the AL.

10/23/2012

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18:  (L-R) Alex Rodriguez #13, Eduardo Nunez #26, Robinson Cano #24 and Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees look on from the dugout late in the game against the Detroit Tigers during game four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Keidel: Can We Bank On The Yanks Next Year?

Ever since Larry Lucchino gave us the ominous but rather fitting moniker of “Evil Empire,” the Yankees have been largely unable to spend their way into the World Series.

10/20/2012

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The Definition Of Insanity? Yankees Likely Not Planning Major Overhaul

WFAN’s Jon Heyman and Sweeny Murti have learned the Bombers’ front office appears to have no intention of making wholesale changes. In fact, it looks like they are about to offer some of the postseason culprits a lifeboat.

10/19/2012

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Schmidt: Alex Rodriguez Was Cursed The Second He Signed His Mega-Contract

So many people say to me that I came along in baseball 20 years too early. They say, ‘Imagine what you’d make if you played today.’ My answer is simple and has two parts: I’d be Alex Rodriguez, and I’m glad I’m not.

10/19/2012

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Girardi Defends Postseason Decisions, Maintains That A-Rod Benching Was Baseball-Related

“(Rodriguez’s benching) had nothing to do with anything but what I felt was our best opportunity that day,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “I just think he was one of our guys that was struggling, like a lot of our other guys.”

10/19/2012

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony On Alex Rodriguez’s Benching: ‘I Can’t Imagine That’

“I can’t imagine that,” Anthony said in regard to A-Rod’s situation. “I can’t imagine that. I just feel bad for A-Rod, man. I don’t like to see nobody go through that. It’s tough.”

10/19/2012

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Hartnett: Untradeable A-Rod Won’t Be Going Anywhere

Rodriguez’s contract is an albatross that the Yankees are going to be forced to live with. The Bombers made their bed with A-Rod, and now they’re going to have to lie in it.

10/19/2012

Nick Swisher can't make play in Game 2 of the ALCS (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Unnamed Yankees Player Says Team ‘Spooked’ By Boos In Bronx

Blame it on the boos? According to one anonymous player, the unhappy home vibes may have contributed to New York being swept out of the ALCS.

10/19/2012

Manager Joe Girardi and GM Brian Cashman of the Yankees. (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sweeny: A Dose Of Reality After Yankees’ Season Ends In Whimper

The Yankees. The Celtics. The Lakers. The Canadiens. The Steelers. The Packers. Go on and on. Every sports dynasty loses. It happens.

10/19/2012

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Palladino: Tigers’ ALCS Sweep Over Yankees Was Inevitable

Go ahead. Admit it. It’s OK. You knew it was going to end like this, the Yanks and their life-support offense betrayed by ace CC Sabathia when they needed him most.

10/19/2012

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A-Rod: ‘I Will Be Back’ With Yankees

Many think — some even hope — that Alex Rodriguez’s time in the Bronx in over. Don’t tell that to A-Rod, who vowed to return to the Yankees after Thursday’s ALCS-ending defeat to the Tigers.

10/19/2012

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Yankees’ Disgraceful ALCS Ends With Fitting Game 4 Loss To Tigers

Max Scherzer capped a stupendous stretch for Detroit’s starting rotation, and the Tigers advanced to the World Series for the second time in seven years by beating the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the AL championship series.

10/18/2012

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Sticking To His Guns: Girardi Doesn’t Budge, Sits A-Rod And Granderson For Game 4

The Yankees kept their lineup the same as it would have been on Wednesday — with Rodriguez on the bench for the third time in nine postseason games. A-Rod is 3-for-23 with no RBIs in these playoffs.

10/18/2012

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Despite No-Trade Clause, A-Rod Would Reportedly Accept Trade To Big-Market Team

According to a report, the three-time AL MVP has told close friends that he won’t stand in the way of a trade. It would have to be the right situation, however. The veteran will only accept a trade to a big-market team, the report said.

10/18/2012

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Blame It On The Rain: No Sabathia For Yankees If ALCS Goes To Game 7

If New York manages to storm back from a 3-0 series deficit, it won’t be CC Sabathia on the hill for a deciding Game 7. Blame it on the rain.

10/18/2012

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