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Cliff Lee's gem puts Yanks in huge hole

Bombers must win Games 4, 5 and 6 after lefty's Jordan-like performance in Bronx

Updated: October 19, 2010, 1:14 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees have one shot to make it to the World Series, and that shot comes in the form of a three-game winning streak. They have to win the ALCS in six, if only to avoid the futile and emasculating exercise that will be a rematch with Cliff Lee in Game 7.

The Yankees absolutely, positively have to win Games 4, 5 and 6, or there will be no defending their title or their honor. They don't belong in the same ballpark with Lee any more than the Knicks of the '90s ...

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