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Yanks suddenly October underdogs

In one night, they lost a game, their captain and their status as Series favorites

Updated: October 14, 2012, 4:05 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- In the long and distinguished history of the most successful franchise in American sports, this could be the greatest story of them all.

If the New York Yankees were to somehow, some way, find eight more wins this season, the ticker-tape parade would be like none other the city has ever seen.

"We have to find a way to get it done," a drained Joe Girardi said after his team's 12-inning Game 1 loss Saturday night to the Detroit Tigers, which took Derek Jeter down with ...

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