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2011 New York Yankees Overrated and Out of the MLB Playoffs

2011 New York Yankees appeared powerful on paper, but they were always mostly mirage.

Last night, when the Yanks blew the decisive Game 5 of the American League Division Series to the Detroit Tigers, the deception became clear.

Indeed, the Bronx Bombers turned the contest into early Halloween for them, as they guilelessly, gutlessly and all too ghoulishly squandered two huge bases loaded opportunities, losing to the largely lunch-bucket squad from the Midwest, 3-2.

The vaunted Yankees are not supposed to make their own bed of defeat, beat themselves, but they did.

In the fourth, the New Yorkers loaded the bases with one out, but the mechanically-minded Yankee skipper Joe Girardi inexplicably did not pinch-hit for his ...

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