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Missed opportunities doom Yankees

Sloppy Bombers let Game 1 slip away against Tigers

Updated: May 11, 2010, 11:21 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

DETROIT -- Laugh it off if you want, but the New York Yankees' sad-sack loss Monday night in Detroit was anything but funny.

Worse, there could be more like it if some of the Yankees' reserves -- pressed into starting duty because of injuries -- don't start coming through or, better yet, the Yankees don't go outside the organization and make a move.

Yes, we know it's baseball and there's another game tomorrow.

But often you can look at a season and remember those games ...

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