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Lee looms large in Yankee nightmares

Be afraid, Bombers: Your Game 2 loss puts Texas ace in place to start twice in ALCS

Updated: October 17, 2010, 8:51 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Bankrolled to the max, the New York Yankees do not deal in the currency of fear. Their captain sets the tone on this front. Derek Jeter swears he does not sweat the consequences of failure, and his team follows his lead.

But amid the encroaching afternoon shadows Saturday, fear did not strike out. The Yankees were overwhelmed by the Texas Rangers in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series 7-2, and they now trail in the series 1-1.

That's right, ...

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