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New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson broke his right forearm when hit by a pitch Sunday in a spring training game and will be out 10 weeks.
Clutch pitching by Joaquin Benoit and Jose Valverde Thursday moved the Detroit Tigers deeper into the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees.
Derek Jeter put New York ahead with a two-run third-inning double and the Yankees went on to beat Detroit 10-1 Tuesday and tie the AL Division Series 2-2.
Delmon Young bashed a go-ahead homer in the seventh inning Monday and Detroit pushed the New York Yankees to the brink of playoff elimination with a 5-4 win.
Robinson Cano broke a tie with a two-run double in the eighth inning Wednesday, lifting the New York Yankees into the playoffs with a 4-2 win over Tampa Bay.
Francisco Cervelli and Brett Gardner hit back-to-back seventh-inning home runs Tuesday and the New York Yankees beat Baltimore 5-3.
Derek Jeter's two-run triple highlighted a sixth-inning rally Monday that carried the New York Yankees to a 7-4 victory over Kansas City.
Brett Gardner socked a three-run triple and Freddy Garcia tossed six solid innings Sunday in the New York Yankees' 4-2 win over Baltimore.
Curtis Granderson drove in three runs and Phil Hughes tossed six solid innings Sunday in the New York Yankees' 7-2 victory over Toronto.