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Eye on Photos: Tigers take down Yankees in ALDS

Posted on: October 7, 2011 2:54 am

By Matt Snyder

The Detroit Tigers have advanced to the ALCS by beating the New York Yankees, three games to two. Let's take a look at the series that was, in pictures.

Click on any photo below to enlarge.

Just three batters into Game 1, we have our first homer, this one courtesy of Delmon Young. (Getty Images)
The story of Game 1 was the weather, as play had to be suspended after just one and a half innings. (Getty Images)
A nice relay from Curtis Granderson to Derek Jeter to Russell Martin cut down Alex Avila at home in Game 1. (Getty Images)
Robinson Cano was pretty popular after his grand slam in Game 1. (Getty Images)
In the continuation of Game 1, Ivan Nova continually threw sinkers in the dirt that bounced up and eventually wounded the home-plate umpire. (Getty Images)
Nova was huge for the Yankees in Game 1. (Getty Images)
Max Scherzer was huge for the Tigers in Game 2. (Getty Images)
Miguel Cabrera's opposite-field shot gave the Tigers the lead for good in Game 2. (Getty Images)
In the battle of aces in Game 3, CC Sabathia faltered and left early. (Getty Images)
Delmon Young is congratulated for hitting a go-ahead home run in Game 3. It may have been the biggest hit in the series. (Getty Images)
Justin Verlander may not have been at his best, but he got the job done in Game 3. (Getty Images)
Yes, Jose Valverde likes to celebrate. (Getty Images)
Derek Jeter hit up the fountain of youth and showed off some range in Game 4. (Getty Images)
Curtis Granderson made an incredible catch in the left-center gap in Game 4. (Getty Images)
A.J. Burnett was a punchline before Game 4. After it, he was the man who saved the Yankees' season. (Getty Images)
As Robinson Cano piled up a nine-RBI series, the only one who shut him up was teammate Eduardo Nunez. (Getty Images)
Unheralded Don Kelly got the scoring started in Game 5 for the Tigers ... and they never looked back. (Getty Images)
A-Rod is left at home plate wondering what went wrong. (Getty Images)
Mark Teixeira sums up the feelings of Yankees fans everywhere after the bases are left loaded for the second time in Game 5. (Getty Images)
Cano completes the "Walk of Shame." (Getty Images)
Magglio Ordonez shows off some creative head gear after the series victory. (Getty Images)
An action photo of Band-Aid Gate. (U.S. Presswire)

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Since: May 11, 2007
Posted on: October 7, 2011 6:05 pm

Eye on Photos: Tigers take down Yankees in ALDS

Didn't know the yankee's were hunters huh?Well look at the pictures closely and you will see the yanks shoot themselfs in the foot.Two innings with the base's loaded and nothing to show for it ha.Congrays Tigers.

Since: Jun 16, 2011
Posted on: October 7, 2011 12:37 pm

Eye on Photos: Tigers take down Yankees in ALDS

Great series all the way!  Congrats to the Tigers - well played.  I just love that Valverde looks like a beer-belly fan from the stands and comes in to pitch lights out over and over again!

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