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The good, the bad and the Jeter slump

A-Rod ran hard, Posada returned and Joba served up a costly dinger in loss to Texas

Updated: September 11, 2010, 10:26 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- They called Friday night a playoff preview, but they never said it would end just before the playoffs began.

It was a five-hour, 12-minute marathon. There were 19 pitchers used, tying the most ever in an American League game. It was the good, the bad and Derek Jeter's current swing -- the ugly.

It ended when mop-up man Chad Gaudin allowed Nelson Cruz's game-winning solo shot in the 13th to give the Texas Rangers a 6-5 win over the New York Yankees. ...

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