Final

Series: Game 3 of 3

NY Yankees won 2-1

Game 1: Tuesday, August 29
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NY Yankees
Game 1: Wednesday, August 30
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NY Yankees2
Game 2: Wednesday, August 30
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Game 3: Thursday, August 31
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Tigers 4

(83-51, 43-27 away)

Yankees 6

(79-53, 41-24 home)

    1:05 PM ET, August 31, 2006

    Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York 

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    DET 010001002 4 5 0
    NYY 00121020 - 6 14 0

    W: R. Johnson (15-10)

    L: J. Bonderman (11-7)

    S: M. Rivera (34)

    Game Notes

    DETROIT MANAGER JIM LEYLAND HAS BEEN EJECTED BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE JAMES HOYE IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SEVENTH INNING FOR ARGUING BALLS AND STRIKES.
    NEW YORK'S DEREK JETER EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 11 GAMES WITH A SINGLE IN THE FIRST INNING.