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Yankees manager Joe Girardi listens to a question (Credit: AP)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi listens to a question during a press conference before Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

ALCS Game 2: Tigers 3, Yankees 0

The Yankees managed just four hits against Detroit in a 3-0 loss in Game 2 of the ALCS.

Hiroki Kuroda watches from the dugout during the
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Hiroki Kuroda watches from the dugout during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with umpire Jeff
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with umpire Jeff Nelson during the eighth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez bats against the Tigers in the
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Alex Rodriguez bats against the Tigers in the bottom of the seventh in Game 2 of the ALCS at Yankee Stadium. October 14, 2012. Photo by Robert Cassidy

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Joe Girardi is thrown out of Game 2
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Joe Girardi is thrown out of Game 2 of the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers by second base umpire Jeff Nelson. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Detroit's Omar Infante dives back into second as
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Detroit's Omar Infante dives back into second as Robinson Cano reaches to tag him in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Detroit's Omar Infante dives back into second as
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Detroit's Omar Infante dives back into second as Robinson Cano reaches to tag him in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Umpire Jeff Nelson is approached by Robinson Cano,
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Umpire Jeff Nelson is approached by Robinson Cano, left, and Jayson Nix after calling Detroit's Omar Infante safe at second base in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Hiroki Kuroda looks back at second base after
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Hiroki Kuroda looks back at second base after being removed from the game in the eighth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks attends
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Tyson Chandler of the New York Knicks attends Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Hiroki Kuroda reacts after the Yankees failed to
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Hiroki Kuroda reacts after the Yankees failed to turn a double play in the seventh inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

A ground ball out hit by Alex Avila
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A ground ball out hit by Alex Avila of the Detroit Tigers gets past pitcher Hiroki Kuroda during the sixth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Hiroki Kuroda pitches during the first inning of
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Hiroki Kuroda pitches during the first inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Mark Teixeira slides into second base while the
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Mark Teixeira slides into second base while the Detroit's Omar Infante catches the relay throw from the outfield during the first inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder reacts after
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Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder reacts after striking out in the seventh inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Detroit's Anibal Sanchez tosses out Robinson Cano at
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Detroit's Anibal Sanchez tosses out Robinson Cano at first base in the sixth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Raul Ibanez singles during the fourth inning of
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Raul Ibanez singles during the fourth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Fans display a sign lauding injured Yankees shortstop
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Fans display a sign lauding injured Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter during the sixth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Nick Swisher reaches on an infield single during
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Nick Swisher reaches on an infield single during the second inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Alex Rodriguez gets twisted up on a swing
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Alex Rodriguez gets twisted up on a swing during an at bat in the second inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Robinson Cano makes a play on a ball
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Robinson Cano makes a play on a ball hit by Detroit's Andy Dirks in the fifth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila attempts to catch
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Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila attempts to catch a pop-up off the bat of Raul Ibanez during Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Curtis Granderson reacts as he walks back to
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Curtis Granderson reacts as he walks back to the dugout after striking out during the second inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez reacts as he walks back to
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Alex Rodriguez reacts as he walks back to the dugout after striking out in the bottom of the second inning during Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Ichiro Suzuki lays down a bunt in front
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Ichiro Suzuki lays down a bunt in front of Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila during the third inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Curtis Granderson walks back to the dugout after
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Curtis Granderson walks back to the dugout after striking out in the second inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez walks back to the dugout after
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Alex Rodriguez walks back to the dugout after striking out in the second inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Mark Teixeira looks on after being left on
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Mark Teixeira looks on after being left on base in the first inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Jayson Nix looks on after flying out to
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Jayson Nix looks on after flying out to end the second inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Alex Rodriguez walks back to the dugout after
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Alex Rodriguez walks back to the dugout after striking out in the second inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Mark Teixeira doubles in the bottom of the
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Mark Teixeira doubles in the bottom of the first inning during Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Mark Teixeira doubles in the bottom of the
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Mark Teixeira doubles in the bottom of the first inning during Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez sits in the dugout after striking
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Alex Rodriguez sits in the dugout after striking out during the second inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out in the
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Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out in the second inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Alex Rodriguez walks back to the dugout to
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Alex Rodriguez walks back to the dugout to get a new bat in the second inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Former Yankee Paul O'Neil throws out the ceremonial
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Former Yankee Paul O'Neil throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Former Yankee Paul O'Neil throws out the ceremonial
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Former Yankee Paul O'Neil throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder dodges an
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Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder dodges an inside pitch from Hiroki Kuroda in the second inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Mark Teixeira slides into second base for a
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Mark Teixeira slides into second base for a double as Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta watches in the first inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Detroit Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez delivers to the
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Detroit Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez delivers to the plate during the first inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Fans watch as Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda warms-up
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Fans watch as Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda warms-up before Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Hiroki Kuroda walks back to the dugout after
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Hiroki Kuroda walks back to the dugout after the top of the first inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Hiroki Kuroda throws a pitch during Game 2
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Hiroki Kuroda throws a pitch during Game 2 of the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Hiroki Kuroda delivers to the plate during Game
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Hiroki Kuroda delivers to the plate during Game 2 of the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda delivers to the plate
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Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda delivers to the plate during Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Miguel Cabrera reacts after striking out during the
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Miguel Cabrera reacts after striking out during the first inning of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Jayson Nix is interviewed before Game 2 of
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Jayson Nix is interviewed before Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Fans seated in the upper deck at Yankee
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Fans seated in the upper deck at Yankee Stadium wait for the start of Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera looks on
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera looks on during batting practice before Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland responds to a
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Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland responds to a question during a news conference before Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Yankees manager Joe Girardi listens to a question
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Yankees manager Joe Girardi listens to a question during a press conference before Game 2 of the ALCS. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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