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Yankees vs. Tigers LIVE UPDATES: Nova, Fister Start ALDS Game 5

10/06/2011 07:39 pm 19:39:48 | Updated Dec 06, 2011

On Tuesday, Adrian Beltre's remarkable three home run performance carried the Texas Rangers to the ALCS for the second season in a row.

Tonight, the Tigers and Yankees will tangle in the Bronx to decide who will play the Rangers for the American League pennant.

Ivan Nova will take the ball for the Yankees, who roared to a 10-1 triumph in the fourth game to tie up this ALDS at two games a piece. The Tigers will attempt to rebound behind Doug Fister, who was the losing pitcher in the opener. First pitch at Yankee Stadium is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. EST.

Stay tuned here for live updates throughout both games and tweet to @HuffPostSports to join in the conversation.

10/06/2011 11:50 PM EDT

@ Justin_Stangel : SPOILER ALERT: Tigers win

10/06/2011 11:48 PM EDT

Genius

@ SI_CoryMC : ... and now Leyland gets to look like a genius for having a very fresh Justin Verlander ready for Game 1 of the ALCS. #Tigers

10/06/2011 11:47 PM EDT

How Many More Years?

@ STATS_MLB : #Yankees' Rodriguez struck out 6 times while going 2 for 18 (.111) in this ALDS vs #Tigers. He has a .180 avg w 12 Ks in last 2 #postseason

10/06/2011 11:46 PM EDT

Venti

@ JimSmith68 : Papa Grande goes Venti on the Yanks and the Tigers win!!! It is going to be a great October!!! #GoTigers

10/06/2011 11:45 PM EDT

Fister

@ GregJohnsMLB : There it is. Doug Fister is winning pitcher as Tigers knock out the Yankees. Great game start to finish.

10/06/2011 11:43 PM EDT

Common Opinion

@ ArashMarkazi : The Yankees season ends with A-Rod striking out. #perfect

10/06/2011 11:42 PM EDT

SWNG AND A MISS - TIGER WINS

A-Rod makes the last out, Valverde has another save. Road uniforms celebrating on Yankee Stadium field.

10/06/2011 11:41 PM EDT

Ball Outside

A-Rod watches that, too. Count is 1-2.

10/06/2011 11:41 PM EDT

Watching A-Rod Watching

He takes two called strikes. One last strike remaining for Yankees.

10/06/2011 11:40 PM EDT

Two Outs

A-Rod is the Yankees' last chance. He's 0-3 with K when they were loaded.

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