Classic Jeter, Atypical Rodriguez Give New York Yankees Two-Game Lead

Posted: 18th October 2009 by Gabriel Taylor in MLB
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New York Yankees superstars have come out to play in baseballÆs postseason led by predictable, indomitable shortstop Derek Jeter and redeeming performances from third baseman Alex Rodriguez. Despite cold, rainy conditions, these superstars are shining and the Yankees are up 2-0 in the American League Championship Series after New YorkÆs highly-paid duo paved the way to a 4-3, 13-inning win over the Los Angeles Angels in Game Two. JeterÆs third inning home run gave the Yankees a 2-0 lead and RodriguezÆs all-important 11th-inning blast evened the score at three, before Angels second baseman Maicer IzturisÆ error on a Melky Cabrera grounder in the 13th led to the game-winning run. While Jeter has famously baffled pitchers in the postseason since 1996, RodriguezÆs perplexing output has f ...

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