Jeter Hurt, Young Stars as Tigers Win ALCS Opener
By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer
NEW YORK October 14, 2012 (AP)
The Detroit Tigers took the lead on Delmon Young’s ringing double in the 12th inning. Then came the blow that really staggered the New York Yankees.
A little grounder up the middle left Derek Jeter sprawled in the dirt, screaming in pain. The Yankees had lost more than the AL championship series opener — they had lost their captain for the rest of the postseason with a broken left ankle.
Detroit’s 6-4 win and Jeter’s injury on Saturday night capped a game of wild swings and wild swings of emotion.
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