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Swisher among Yanks who fell short

The Yankees' right-fielder had yet another poor postseason, and he wasn't alone

Updated: October 7, 2011, 12:24 PM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- In the end, it was the hitting, not the pitching.

We know, we know. The New York Yankees actually outscored the Detroit Tigers 28-17 in this best-of-five American League Division Series.

But it's the Tigers, not the Yankees, who advanced to the American League Championship Series against the Texas Rangers.

That's because in the Tigers' 3-2 victory in the fifth and deciding game before a stunned, sold-out Yankee Stadium crowd Thursday night, the Yankees' big ...

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