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Joe Girardi Did Very Little to Help Overmatched New York Yankees in ALCS

the end, the Rangers were simply better than the Yankees in every facet of the game.

During the six games of the American League Championship Series, Texas outscored New York, 38-19, outhit the Bombers, .304 to .201, and outpitched them, 3.06 to 6.58 in the ERA category.

The Yanks were also outmanaged.

New York was the highest-scoring team in baseball this year and had the third-most home runs, but Joe Girardi's resistance to using small ball sent the Bombers into offensive droughts when the homers stopped coming.

The Yankees ranked just eighth in the American League in steals and sac flies and 11th in sacrifice hits.

The downfall of station-to-station baseball was never more evident than in the ALCS, ...

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