The first road game for the Yankees in the 2009 Playoffs was taking on the red-hot Minnesota Twins. After three games of dominating pitching and late-inning clutch hitting, the Yankees disposed of Minnesota in a series sweep and moved on in the playoffs. Starting on Friday, the Yankees will take on the Los Angeles Angels in the American League Championship Series. The Angels are no strangers to the Yankees in the playoffs, and quite frankly, have been a pain in the Yankees' rear-ends in recent time. In 2002, the Angels were a huge underdog and shocked the Yankees by defeating them in four games in the ALDS en route to their first ever World Series. In 2005, the Angels had home-field advantage and needed five games to eliminate the Yankees in the ALDS. This will be the third time these two ...
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