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Rodriguez exceeds expectations, helps Yankees stay relevant

In this April 15, 2015, file photo, New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez watches his solo home run in front of Baltimore Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore. Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera having moved on, this looked like it might be a mundane season in the Bronx. Enter Rodriguez, who is showing signs of recapturing his slugging prowess and maybe , just maybe, winning back a few fans. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

DETROIT (AP) — The New York Yankees missed the playoffs the last two years while saying goodbye to a pair of greats. Mediocrity — or, worse yet, irrelevance — was a very real possibility heading into 2015.

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Tigers closer Nathan out for year with torn elbow ligament

DETROIT (AP) — Tigers closer Joe Nathan will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his pitching elbow.

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Goaltending always a mystery in NHL postseason

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson, Montreal Canadiens' Alex Galchenyuk (27) and Senators' Eric Gryba (62) all look towards the puck during the first period in Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT

DETROIT (AP) — Everybody knows how a hot goalie can alter a playoff series. What’s tricky is figuring out who might fit that description in a given postseason.

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Yankees pound Price, Tigers in 13-4 rout

New York Yankees' Chase Headley hits a two-run single as snow falls during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury turned as if to start his swing and then crumpled to the ground after David Price’s pitch caught him square in the chest.

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Price pounded amid swirling snow flurries in Detroit

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler blows into his hand as snow falls during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — David Price had to battle both the New York Yankees and the swirling snow in the first inning Wednesday.

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