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Season on brink for Yanks
Photos
Tigers 6, Yankees 0
Derek Jeter pays Randy Johnson a visit behind the mound during Game 3. (Elsa/Getty Images)
Audio
 Matsui strikes out to end Game 3
 Torre's postgame comments
A season with a World Series vibe to it is now one loss from ending far earlier than the Yankees envisioned. Randy Johnson lasted into the sixth inning, but the once high-flying Bronx Bombers were grounded by a trio of Tigers pitchers at Comerica Park.
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NYY
October 6, 2006
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NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 0
Detroit
0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 X   6 10 0
DET
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF4000012.286
Jeter, SS3010101.583
Abreu, RF3000122.273
Rodriguez, 3B3000003.091
Giambi, 1B4000012.125
Posada, C4020001.500
Matsui, LF4010022.333
Williams, DH3000023.000
Cano, 2B3010012.091
Totals310502918 

BATTING
2B: Jeter (4, Rogers), Matsui (1, Rogers), Posada (1, Rogers).
TB: Jeter 2; Posada 3; Matsui 2; Cano.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez; Damon; Cano.
GIDP: Jeter.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Rodriguez-Cano-Giambi).
Pickoffs: Johnson (Polanco at 1st base).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Polanco, 2B3021100.417
Monroe, LF4000013.167
Thames, DH3000121.364
Ordonez, RF4010002.182
Guillen, SS4220011.500
Rodriguez, C3221110.182
Casey, 1B4022002.333
Inge, 3B4000025.091
Granderson, CF3212001.417
Totals3261063715 

BATTING
2B: Rodriguez (1, Johnson), Casey (2, Johnson).
HR: Granderson (2, 7th inning off Bruney, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Polanco 2; Ordonez; Guillen 2; Rodriguez 3; Casey 3; Granderson 4.
RBI: Casey 2 (3), Granderson 2 (5), Polanco (2), Rodriguez (1).
2-out RBI: Polanco; Rodriguez; Casey.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Inge 3.
GIDP: Ordonez.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Granderson (1, 2nd base off Johnson/Posada).
CS: Polanco (1, 2nd base by Johnson/Posada).
PO: Polanco (1st base by Johnson).

FIELDING
DP: (Polanco-Guillen-Casey).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Johnson (L, 0-1)5.28552407.94
Bruney 1.11110213.86
Villone 1.01001100.00
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rogers (W, 1-0)7.25002800.00
Zumaya 0.10000000.00
Jones 1.00000100.00

HBP: Rodriguez (by Rogers).
Pitches-strikes: Johnson 92-61, Bruney 23-12, Villone 20-8, Rogers 113-73, Zumaya 3-2, Jones 10-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Johnson 6-6, Bruney 0-2, Villone 1-1, Rogers 8-7, Zumaya 0-1, Jones 0-2.
Batters faced: Johnson 25, Bruney 5, Villone 5, Rogers 30, Zumaya 1, Jones 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Bruney 1-0, Zumaya 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Paul Emmel. 2B: Larry Poncino. 3B: Larry Vanover. LF: Tim McClelland. RF: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 54 degrees, clear.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF.
T: 3:05.
Att: 43,440.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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