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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees reacts to a play during Game Four of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (Oct. 4, 2011)

ALDS Game 4: Yankees 10, Tigers 1

A.J. Burnett allowed one run in 5 2/3 innings to lead the Yankees past Detroit.

The New York Yankees' high five each other
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The New York Yankees' high five each other after defeating the Detroit Tigers 10-1. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Robinson Cano and Ivan Nova having a laugh
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Robinson Cano and Ivan Nova having a laugh while sitting in the dugout during the bottom of the eighth inning. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Jesus Montero getting high fives from his teammates
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Jesus Montero getting high fives from his teammates after scoring a run. (Oct. 4, 2011)

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Jesus Montero getting high fives from his teammates
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Jesus Montero getting high fives from his teammates after scoring a run. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Boone Logan throws in the ninth inning of
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Boone Logan throws in the ninth inning of Game 4. (Oct. 4, 2011)

New York Yankees Curtis Granderson high fives Mark
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New York Yankees Curtis Granderson high fives Mark Teixeira after their victory. (Oct. 4, 2011)

New York Yankees Curtis Granderson fist bumps Boone
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New York Yankees Curtis Granderson fist bumps Boone Logan after their victory. (Oct. 4, 2011)

New York Yankees pitcher AJ Burnett is high
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New York Yankees pitcher AJ Burnett is high fived in the dugout after being taken out of the game in the 6th inning. (Oct. 4, 2011)

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New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez knocks a sacrifice
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New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez knocks a sacrifice fly scoring Derek Jeter in the 5th inning. (Oct. 4, 2011)

New York Yankees pitcher AJ Burnett fields a
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New York Yankees pitcher AJ Burnett fields a ground ball hit by Detroit's Delmon Young for an out in the 5th inning. (Oct. 4, 2011)

New York Yankees Curtis Granderson dives to catch
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New York Yankees Curtis Granderson dives to catch a fly ball hit by Detroit's Jhonny Peralta in centerfield during the 6th inning. (Oct. 4, 2011)

New York Yankees Curtis Granderson knocks a RBI
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New York Yankees Curtis Granderson knocks a RBI double during the 5th inning of their American League Division Series. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Russell Martin and Jorge Posada in the dugout
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Russell Martin and Jorge Posada in the dugout after scoring on Derek Jeter's two-run double in the top of the third. (Oct. 4, 2011)

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Brett Gardner has words with the home plate
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Brett Gardner has words with the home plate umpire Dan Iassogna after striking out in the top of the third inning. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Brett Gardner not happy with the call from
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Brett Gardner not happy with the call from the home plate umpire dan Iassogna in the top of the third inning. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Delmon Young grounds out to third moving Austin
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Delmon Young grounds out to third moving Austin Jackson to third base. (Oct. 4, 2011)

New York Yankees pitcher AJ Burnett throws during
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New York Yankees pitcher AJ Burnett throws during the first inning. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Austin Jackson steals second base past Robinson Cano
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Austin Jackson steals second base past Robinson Cano in the first inning. (Oct. 4, 2011)

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New York Yankees pitcher AJ Burnett wipes his
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New York Yankees pitcher AJ Burnett wipes his face on the mound during the first inning. (Oct. 4, 2011)

New York Yankees pitcher AJ Burnett wipes his
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New York Yankees pitcher AJ Burnett wipes his face on the mound during the first inning. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Russell Martin #55 speaks with A.J. Burnett #34
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Russell Martin #55 speaks with A.J. Burnett #34 of the New York Yankees during Game Four of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees reacts to a play during Game Four of the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. (Oct. 4, 2011)

A.J. Burnett #34 of the New York Yankees
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A.J. Burnett #34 of the New York Yankees throws a pitch against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning. (Oct. 4, 2011)

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Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers walks
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Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers walks in the dugout prior to playing the New York Yankees in Game Four of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers sits
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Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers sits in the dugout prior to playing the New York Yankees in Game Four of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park. (Oct. 4, 2011)

Rick Porcello #48 of the Detroit Tigers throws
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Rick Porcello #48 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch against the New York Yankees in the first inning of Game Four of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park. (Oct. 4, 2011)

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