Delmon Young's big bat is back in play for the Detroit Tigers in the AL championship series.
The Detroit Tigers have already lost a second starting outfielder in the water-logged AL championship series.
After the rain, the Texas Rangers opened the AL championship series by beating Justin Verlander once again.
Magglio Ordonez will miss the rest of the postseason because of an ankle injury, the second Detroit Tigers outfielder out of the AL championship series.
Tigers slugger Delmon Young opened his trip to the AL championship series with a doctor's examination.
Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton made some amends while in Tampa Bay for the AL division series against the Rays, the franchise that selected him with the first overall draft pick in 1999.
The aces meet again. Expect a longer rematch.
After a long flight, a pre-dawn arrival and a workout that came all too soon, Derek Jeter is ready for the playoffs.
Jim Leyland still was dazed a day later. So were baseball fans everywhere, trying to explain one of the wackiest wrap-ups to the sport's regular season. In case you missed it: