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MLB Playoffs: Stop Blaming A-Rod, Teixeira and Swisher for the Tigers Victory

so difficult for New York Yankees fans to realize that the Steinbrenners' team lost to the Detroit Tigers because the Tigers outplayed them.

Fans, egged on by the media, blame Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira, Nick Swisher and C.C. Sabathia for the end of the Yankees' season. Almost no one not in Detroit has given the Tigers the credit they deserve.

The Tigers, a gritty, gutsy team, split the first two games at the Yankees ball park. The fact that the first game was suspended by rain changed the series.

Baseball's best pitcher, Justin Verlander, and the Yankees' best pitcher, Sabathia, were forced out of the game. Instead of facing each other in the first and fifth games, they started against each other only in Game 3.

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