Raul Ibanez’s role will increase against the Tigers’ parade of right-handed starters and will be a key figure in the Yankees’ hopes of reaching the World Series.
CC Sabathia went 8 strong innings on Sunday as the Yankees defeated the Tigers, 6-2.
Nick Swisher left Sunday’s game with a tight left hamstring and will undergo a precautionary MRI.
The outcome of ‘Wild Card Wednesday’ has made the Yankees’ playoff match-ups the toughest possible. Verlander and the Tigers are no easy task and the Rays are built for playoff success.
Max Scherzer pitched eight scoreless innings, and Magglio Ordonez homered for the first time this season to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 4-0 win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday night.
Max Scherzer pitched two-hit ball for six shutout innings, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-1 win over the New York Yankees on Monday night.