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2012 MLB Free Agents: C.J. Wilson and More Pitchers the Yankees Must Target

reason the Yankees lost to the Tigers is abundantly clear. It wasn't an offensive problem, although they did struggle. Offensive numbers tend to be down in the playoffs, there's nothing new there.

No, the Yankees lost because they just didn't have top of the line pitching. No, that's not a knock on C.C. Sabathia. But all it took was one rain delay to change the Yankees' Game 5 starter from Sabathia to Ivan Nova.

That simply can't happen to a team with the resources of the New York Yankees. That's nothing against Nova, but a rookie should not be starting a winner take all game.

And what kind of pressure does that put on Sabathia? He's matched up against the other team's ace. Even without a rain delay, would Sabathia have beaten Justin ...

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