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Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers is (Credit: Getty Images)

Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers is tagged out at home plate by Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees in the fourth inning of Game One of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2011)

ALDS Game 1: Yankees 9, Tigers 3

Game 1 between the Yankees and the Tigers has been postponed due to rain. They will resume the game in the bottom of the second inning on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 at 8:37 p.m.

Robinson Cano hits a grand slam to give
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Robinson Cano hits a grand slam to give the Yankees an 8-1 lead over Detroit in the sixth inning of Game 1 of the ALDS. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Robinson Cano hits a grand slam to give
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Robinson Cano hits a grand slam to give the Yankees an 8-1 lead over Detroit in the sixth inning of Game 1 of the ALDS. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Robinson Cano follows through on his grand slam
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Robinson Cano follows through on his grand slam to give the Yankees an 8-1 lead over Detroit in the sixth inning of Game 1 of the ALDS. (Oct. 1, 2011)

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Robinson Cano rounds the bases after hitting a
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Robinson Cano rounds the bases after hitting a grand slam in the sixth inning against the Detroit Tigers in ALDS Game 1. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Robinson Cano is congratulated after hitting a grand
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Robinson Cano is congratulated after hitting a grand slam to give the Yankees an 8-1 lead over Detroit in the sixth inning of Game 1 of the ALDS. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Robinson Cano celebrates his grand slam in the
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Robinson Cano celebrates his grand slam in the sixth inning off Detroit's Al Alburquerque for an 8-1 in Game 1 of the ALDS. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Robinson Cano takes a curtain call after his
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Robinson Cano takes a curtain call after his sixth-inning grand slam gave the Yankees an 8-1 lead against the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the ALDS. (Oct. 1, 2011)

The ball bounces off the top of the
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The ball bounces off the top of the wall on a double by Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees in front of Delmon Young #21 of the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning of Game One of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium in New York City. (Oct. 1, 2011)

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New York Yankees Robinson Cano's double bounces off
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New York Yankees Robinson Cano's double bounces off the outfield wall scoring cirtis granderson in the 5th inning of their American League Division Series game 1 against the Detroit TIgers at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez leans back
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Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez leans back to avoid being hit by a pitch from New York Yankees starter Ivan Nova in the fifth inning during the continuation of Game 1 of baseball's American League division series on Saturday at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Oct. 1, 2011)

New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin, left, prepares
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New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin, left, prepares to tag out Detroit Tigers' Alex Avila in the fifth inning during the continuation of Game 1 of baseball's American League division series Saturday at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers is
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Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers is tagged out at home plate by Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees in the fourth inning of Game One of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers is
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Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers is tagged out at home plate by Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees in the fourth inning of Game One of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium in New York City. (Oct. 1, 2011)

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New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin makes the
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New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin makes the tag on detroit tigers Alex Avila at home plate in the 5th inning of their first game of his American League Division Series against the Detroit TIgers at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. (Oct. 1, 2011)

New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin tags out
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New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin tags out Detroit Tigers' Alex Avila (13) as Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova, rear, looks on in the fifth inning during the continuation of Game 1 of baseball's American League division series Saturday at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Oct. 1, 2011)

New York Yankees' Russell Martin #55 tags out
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New York Yankees' Russell Martin #55 tags out Detroit Tigers' Alex Avila #13 trying to score in the fourth inning of ALDS Game 1 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Oct. 1, 2011)

The home plate umpire went down after being
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The home plate umpire went down after being hit during the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning Saturday in Game 1 of the AL division series at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NY. (Oct. 1, 2011)

The home plate umpire went down after
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The home plate umpire went down after being hit during the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning of Game 1 of the AL division series. (Oct. 1, 2011)

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Robinson Cano hits an RBI double to give
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Robinson Cano hits an RBI double to give the Yankees a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the fifth inning against Detroit in Game 1 of the ALDS. (Oct. 1, 2011)

New York Yankees' starting pitcher Ivan Nova throw
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New York Yankees' starting pitcher Ivan Nova throw a bad pitch in the top of the fifth inning hitting the Detroit Tigers' Victor Martinez Saturday in Game 1 of the AL division series at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NY. (Oct. 1, 2011)

New York Yankees' Russell Martin falls out of
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New York Yankees' Russell Martin falls out of the way of a pitching in the bottom of the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers' Doug Fister Saturday in Game 1 of the AL division series at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NY. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Detroit Tigers' Doug Fister #58 pitches to the
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Detroit Tigers' Doug Fister #58 pitches to the New York Yankees in the second inning of ALDS Game 1 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Oct. 1, 2011)

New York Yankees Derek Jeter fields a ball
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New York Yankees Derek Jeter fields a ball hit by Jhonny Peralta in the third inning of the first game of his American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2011)

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Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees
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Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees tags out Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning during game one of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, October 1 2011 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac)

Ivan Nova #47 of the New York Yankees
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Ivan Nova #47 of the New York Yankees celebrates the final out of the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers during game one of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on Saturday in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Oct. 1, 2011)

New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson reacts after strikes
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New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson reacts after strikes after striking out to Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Doug Fister, leaving to runners on base in the second inning during the continuation of Game 1 of baseball's American League division series on Saturday at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Oct. 1, 2011)

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter #2 tries to
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter #2 tries to check his swing but strikes out in the second inning against the Detroit Tigers in ALDS Game 1 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Oct. 1, 2011)

New York Yankees' Ivan Nova #47 pitches to
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New York Yankees' Ivan Nova #47 pitches to the Detroit Tigers in the third inning of ALDS Game 1 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Oct. 1, 2011)

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Detroit Tigers third baseman Brandon Inge tags out
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Detroit Tigers third baseman Brandon Inge tags out New York Yankees' Jorge Posada in the second inning during the continuation of Game 1. (Oct. 1, 2011)

New York Yankees' Jorge Posada hitting a single
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New York Yankees' Jorge Posada hitting a single in the bottom of the second inning against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Jorge Posada singles in the second inning against
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Jorge Posada singles in the second inning against during the Detroit Tigers during Game 1 of the ALDS at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Russell Martin doubles in the second inning against
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Russell Martin doubles in the second inning against during the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Ivan Nova throws during the second inning against
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Ivan Nova throws during the second inning against the Detroit Tigers. (Oct. 1, 2011)

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Detroit's Game 2 starter Max Scherzer speaks to
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Detroit's Game 2 starter Max Scherzer speaks to the media before Game 1 of the ALDS against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2011)

The New York Yankees take batting practice before
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The New York Yankees take batting practice before they play the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the ALDS. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Manager Joe Giradi, Derek Jeter #2 and Reggie
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Manager Joe Giradi, Derek Jeter #2 and Reggie Jackson of the New York Yankees look on during batting practice before game one of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on Friday in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Sept. 30, 2011)

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers has
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Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers has a laugh with Reggie Jackson and Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees prior to game one of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on Friday in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Sept. 30, 2011)

Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees
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Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees takes batting practice prior to game one of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on Friday in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Sept. 30, 2011)

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Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees
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Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees takes batting practice prior game one of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on Friday in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Sept. 30, 2011)

New York Yankees' starting pitcher CC Sabathia warming
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New York Yankees' starting pitcher CC Sabathia warming up in the outfield before the start of the game against the Detroit Tigers Friday in Game 1 of the AL division series at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NY. (Sept. 30, 2011)

The honoring of the colors before the start
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The honoring of the colors before the start of the New York Yankees Detroit Tigers game Friday in Game 1 of the AL division series at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NY. (Sept. 30, 2011)

Managers Joe Giradi of the New York Yankees
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Managers Joe Giradi of the New York Yankees and Jim Leyland of the Detroit Tigers meet before game one of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on Friday in the Bronx borough of New York City.(Sept. 30 2011)

New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera #42 shakes hands
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New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera #42 shakes hands with Jorge Posada after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before ALDS Game 1 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Sept. 30 2011)

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Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees
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Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees throws out the ceremonial first pitch of game one of the American League Division Series to teammate Jorge Posada at Yankee Stadium on Friday in the Bronx borough of New York City.(Sept. 30 2011)

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia throws during
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New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia throws during the first game of his American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday. (Sept. 30, 2011)

New York Yankees' Nick Swisher #33 can't catch
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New York Yankees' Nick Swisher #33 can't catch a home run ball hit by Detroit Tigers' Delmon Young #21 in the first inning of ALDS Game 1 at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Sept. 30 2011)

Delmon Young #21 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates
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Delmon Young #21 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates his first inning home run against the New York Yankees with teammate Miguel Cabrera #24 during game one of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on Friday in the Bronx borough of New York City.(Sept. 30 2011)

Delmon Young #21 of the Detroit Tigers runs
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Delmon Young #21 of the Detroit Tigers runs to the dugout after his first inning home run as Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees looks on during game one of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on Friday in the Bronx borough of New York City.(Sept. 30 2011)

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Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers bats
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Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers bats in the first inning against the New York Yankees during game one of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on Friday in the Bronx borough of New York City.(Sept. 30 2011)

Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches
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Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the New York Yankees during game one of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on Friday in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Sept. 30 2011)

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