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New York Yankees Take Commanding 2-0 Lead in ALDS

Yankees yet again won another come-from-behind playoff game against the Minnesota Twins as they beat them 5-2 last night behind a strong performance from Andy Pettitte.

Here are some highlights:

The Twins had jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the second, but Carl Pavano couldn’t hold it. Pavano pitched six innings and allowed four runs. Pettitte needed just 88 pitches. His line: 7 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 1 HR. The Yankees tacked on another run in the ninth when Brett Gardner scored on a Curtis Granderson single. Kerry Wood and Mariano Rivera locked down the Yankees lead over the final two innings. Ron Gardenhire was ejected in the seventh for arguing ball and strikes after an apparent strike three was called a ball and in the same ...

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