Tigers beat Yankees to take 3-0 series lead

Alex Rodriguez watches from the dugout in the

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Alex Rodriguez watches from the dugout in the sixth inning of ALCS Game 3 at Detroit's Comerica Park. (Oct. 16, 2012) (Credit: AP)

DETROIT -- Desperately trying to energize his moribund offense, Joe Girardi moved boldly to shake things up before Game 3 of the ALCS.

But things shook out the same, and after another futile offensive effort, the Yankees find themselves one game from elimination.

This time it was Tigers mega-ace Justin Verlander frustrating an altered lineup that was without Alex Rodriguez and Nick...

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