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 Yankees vs. Athletics  /  Exclusive coverage of the ALDS Playoffs

Alfonso Soriano drove in the first two runs for the Yankees with a single to left.
Is it destiNY?
Avoiding panic after losing the first two home games of the series, the Yankees came back to beat the A's, 5-3, on Monday night to win the AL Divisional Series.
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Schlegel: Greatness, not luck, helped the Yankees beat A's

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Oakland F's
The A's had a great regular season, but wilted when it really counted in the postseason. More>
 Yankees win series, 3-2  
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Game 1: Athletics (5), Yankees (3)
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Game 2: Athletics (2), Yankees (0)
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Game 3: Yankees (1), Athletics (0)
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Game 4: Yankees (9), Athletics (2)
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Game 5: Yankees (5), Athletics (3)
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 New York Yankees
Team Notes
David Justice came through with a pinch-hit home run against the A's in Game 5 of the ALDS. Full Story>

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 2001 Season Series Record
A's won the season series, 6-3. All six of the A's wins came in Oakland. Full Story>
 The Deal
Never count Yanks out
Just when it seemed as if all that winning would end meekly at hands of the Oakland A's, the Yankees wake up and start the winning all over again. Full Story>
Foul play (of the day)
In a game his team needed to win, Derek Jeter came up with two hits and an amazing catch. Full Story>
Giambi goes down swinging
With questions arising after a slow start in postseason, reigning MVP goes 4-for-4 under Game 5 pressure. Full Story>
Dear diary
A's Damon admits, 'We may have put some pressure on ourselves.' For Yanks' Stanton, another cross-country flight is better than none.
Diaries: Damon | Stanton
What a relief?
The Yankees' bullpen shut down the A's in Game 5 of the ALDS. Full Story>
Clemens doesn't credit himself

 Oakland Athletics
Team Notes
Manager Art Howe, before the A's Game 5 loss, said a five-game series is not enough to determine the better team. Full Story>

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All over it!
MLB Radio provides complete postseason coverage from 12-7 p.m. daily. Full Story>
 Headlines
Media Watch: A new ''Prime Time''
Clemens doesn't credit himself for gutty performance
Jeter's spectacular play was one for the ages
Yankees notebook: Justice came through in the clutch
Schlegel: Greatness, not luck, helped the Yankees beat A's
Bullpen came through -- big time -- for Yanks
Giambi delivers, teammates don't
Stanton: In postseason, it's always good to go to Mo

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