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Yankees (63-46) Vs. Tigers (60-50): Game Time, TV Schedule, Pitching Probables

Slowly the AL East Division lead -- which now stands at just 4 1/2 games ahead of the Baltimore Orioles -- is slipping away from the New York Yankees, and after last year's last-season collapse by the Boston Red Sox, the Bronx Bombers know very well what can happen near the end of the season. The Yankees (63-46) will try to right their wayward ship Wednesday, when they face the Detroit Tigers in Game 3 of a four-game series at Comerica Park (7:05 p.m. ET on YES Network).

New York's ace CC Sabathia (11-3) will take the mound and oppose Anibal Sanchez (1-1), who will try to help the Tigers earn a stranglehold on the series, which has featured them winning Monday, 7-2, and Tuesday, 6-5. The series finale will be played Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m.

Next Game

New York Yankees
@ Detroit Tigers

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012, 7:05 PM EDT
Comerica Park

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing from left to right field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 85.

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