NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: Pitching coach Mike Maddux #31 of the Texas Rangers talks with C.J. Wilson #36 and the rest of the infield against the New York Yankees in Game Five of the ALCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at Yankee Stadium on October 20, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City
The Giants celebrate after a game-winning sacrifice fly by Juan Uribe (No. 5) scored Aubrey Huff (No. 17) to win the game 6-5 over the Phillies in Game 4 of the NLCS to give the Giants a 3-1 series lead. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
We did it!
Giants shortstop Juan Uribe reacts in front of Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard (No. 6) after hitting a walkoff sacrifice fly during the ninth inning of Game 4 of the NLCS. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Jumping for joy
San Francisco's Juan Uribe, left, celebrates with Pablo Sandoval, right, after hitting a game-winning sacrifice fly during the ninth inning of Game 4. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
There goes the ballgame
San Francisco's Juan Uribe watches his game-winning sacrifice fly during the ninth inning of Game 4 of against the Phillies Wednesday. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Kayakers paddle around McCovey Cove before Game 4 of the NLCS between the Giants and Phillies at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Life's a blur
Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the first inning of Game 4 in San Francisco. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Giants rookie catcher Buster Posey watches his run-scoring single as Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz (No. 51) looks on during the first inning. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins is tagged out by Giants shortstop Edgar Renteria during the second inning of Game 4. Rollins was picked off by Giants starter Madison Bumgarner, despite complaints by the Phillies that the Giants rookie balked. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
The offensively-challenged Phillies celebrate in the dugout after Placido Polanco (No. 27) scores in Philadelphia's four-run fifth inning. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Giants catcher Buster Posey tags out Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz during the fifth inning of Game 4 of the NLCS. Ruiz tried to score from second on a hit by Shane Victorino. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Eye on the ball
Phillies second baseman Chase Utley makes a diving stop on a grounderhit by San Francisco's Pablo Sandoval during the fourth inning of the Giants' 6-5 win. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
San Francisco's Pablo Sandoval (aka "Kung Fu Panda") reacts after hitting a go-ahead, two-run double in the sixth inning of Game 4 of the Giants' thrilling 6-5 win over the Phillies. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Jumping for joy
Curtis Granderson (14), Brett Gardner (11) and Nick Swisher (33) celebrate after the Yankees' 7-2 win against the Texas Rangers in Game 5.
Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers reacts after striking out against the New York Yankees in Game 5.
Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees works on closing out the Texas Rangers in Game 5.
Just made it
Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees scores past the tag attempt of catcher Matt Treanor of the Texas Rangers in the second inning of Game 5 on Wednesday.
What do you want to do?
Catcher Matt Treanor, pitching coach Mike Maddux and starting pitcher C.J. Wilson of the Texas Rangers talk on the mound in the second inning of Game 5.
Can't reach it
Jeff Francoeur of the Texas Rangers fails to make a catch on a home run hit by Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees in the third inning of Game 5.
Wrong kind of slide
First baseman Lance Berkman of the New York Yankees falls while chasing after a foul ball in the fourth inning of Game 5.
CC Sabathia of the New York Yankees celebrates after he forced Josh Hamilton of the Texas Rangers to ground into a double play to end the fifth inning of Game 5.
One good turn
Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees turns a successful double play over a sliding Michael Young of the Texas Rangers on a ball hit by Josh Hamilton in the fifth inning of Game 5.
Matt Treanor of the Texas Rangers hits a solo homer against the New York Yankees in Game 5.
Sunset in the Bronx
A blimp flies over Yankee Stadium as the sun sets during Game 5.
Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees reacts after he tagged out Elvis Andrus of the Texas Rangers on a pickoff play at second base in the seventh inninng of Game 5.
The big bomb
Bengie Molina crushes the spirits of Yankees fans everywhere with this three-run home run in the top of the sixth inning against A.J. Burnett. It gave the Rangers a lead they would never relinqiush in their 10-3 blowout win.
Give it all ya got, Tex
Mark Teixeira reaches into the seats, but can't catch a foul ball by Nelson Cruz in the fourth inning of Game 4.
The bat that broke the camera's back
Brett Gardner breaks his bat while hitting an RBI in the fourth inning. The big half of the bat would end up shattering a TNT camera next to the Yankees dugout.
He's almost home
A.J. Burnett reacts after getting out of the fourth inning in Game 4. He'd last six innings before being replaced after a crushing three-run home run by Bengie Molina.
The most exciting play in baseball
Derek Jeter dives into third base with a third inning triple in Game 4 of the ALCS.
The Hunter, or the hunted?
Tommy Hunter got the Game 4 start for the Rangers, but could only last 3 1/3 innings before getting the hook with the game tied 2-2 at the time.
Is it, or isn't it?
Robinson Cano hits a much-disputed solo home run in the bottom of the second inning in Game 4of the ALCS. Right-fielder Nelson Cruz's glove was hit by a fan on the play, but the Yankees were awarded the round tripper anyhow to give them an early 1-0 lead.
Shane Victorino holds his head down after the Phillies drop their second game of the series to the Giants.
Lock it down
Brian Wilson gets the last out in the top of the ninth to close the door on the Phillies in Game 3 of the NLCS.
Matt Cain goes over the 110-pitch mark here in the seventh inning of his Game 3 masterpiece.
Matt Cain numbed the Phillies' bats in Game 3, throwing seven innings of two-hit shutout ball as the Giants took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
Cody Ross didn't connect with this one, but he did connect later in the at-bat, driving in the first Giants run of the game with a fourth-inning RBI single off Cole Hamels.
Hamels has the hill
Cole Hamels has been lights out in his short-lived playoff career. He was Game 3's starter for the Phillies, going up against San Fran's Matt Cain at AT&T Park.
Fear the beard
A group of Giants fans pose outside AT&T Park sporting their Brian Wilson beards before the Giants battled with the Phillies in Game 3 of the NLCS.
That's gonna leave a mark
Mitch Moreland plants a knee to the chest of Yankees relief pitcher Sergio Mitre after Mitre threw a wild pitch in the ninth inning of Game 3.
This is not what he had in mind
Sergio Mitre drops the flip throw from Jorge Posada after throwing a wild pitch in the ninth inning of Game 3, a game the Rangers would go on to win 8-0.
What's the plan now?
Andy Pettitte talks on the mound with Jorge Posada after giving up a couple hits late in Game 3 of the ALCS. Pettitte would only allow two runs in seven innings, but it wasn't enough to best Cliff Lee and the Rangers.
Just got ya, Bengie
Mark Teixeira reaches for the throw from third to get Bengie Molina out at first by a hair to end the top of the seventh inning in Game 3.
Josh, by gosh
Josh Hamilton celebrates with Michael Young after both scored on Hamilton's two-run home run in the first inning of Game 3.
Michael Young hits a single in the first inning against the Yankees in Game 3. He'd come around to score after Josh Hamilton hit a two-run home run to put the Rangers up 2-0 early on.
Clearing the hurdle
Rangers pitcher Cliff Lee leaps over the Yankees' Brett Gardner after forcing him out at first base in the bottom of the third inning of Game 3.
He's inside the baseline!
Placido Polanco reaches first safely when Aubrey Huff can't handle a bad throw by Mike Fontenot in the first inning. Replays would show that Polanco was inside the baseline on the play, but it wasn't called and a run would eventually score to give Philly the early 1-0 lead in Game 2.
Now that just ain't right
Former Phillie Pat Burrell gets the business from the Philadelphia faithful after fouling out for the second time in Game 2.
Jimmy Rollins tosses his bat after walking with the bases loaded to drive in a run during the first inning of Game 2. Rollins would end up with a huge game, driving in four runs overall in the 6-1 Game 2 victory.
Head over heels
Center fielder Shane Victorino fights the wind to catch a ball hit to the wall by Buster Posey in the second inning of Game 2.
Sit down, my friend
Jayson Werth strikes out looking at the hands of Jonathan Sanchez for the second time in Game 2.
Roy Halladay watches Buster Posey run to first after a single early in Game 2.
Raul Ibanez misplays a double hit by Pat Burrell off the wall during the sixth inning of Game 1.
Totally Werth it
Jayson Werth continues to climb up the all-time postseason home run ladder with this two-run shot of his in the sixth inning of Game 1.
In the line of fire
Jayson Werth picks up a single hit by San Francisco's Pat Burrell during the fourth inning of Game 1.
Big play machine
Carlos Ruiz continues to do big things for his team in the playoffs with a home run off Tim Lincecum in the third inning of Game 1.
Not a fan of the Freak
Phillies fans get on Tim Lincecum's case with some pretty ingenius signs during the early part of Game 1 of the NLCS.
Doc Halladay gets the ball
Roy Halladay makes his first postseason appearance Saturday since throwing a no-hitter in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Reds.
The Freak at work
Tim Lincecum took the hill against Philly's Roy Halladay in what promised to be a classic pitcher's duel in Game 1 of the NLCS.
High fives for everyone
The Rangers celebrate on the field after beating the Yankees 7-2 in Game 2. The series is now even at 1-1.
Neftali Feliz shuts down the door on the Yankees in the ninth inning of their 7-2 Game 2 win Saturday.
Addicted to glove
Michael Young and Ian Kinsler celebrate a couple sparkling plays as they leave the field after the top of the eighth inning in their Game 2 win over the Yankees.
Elvis Andrus steals second in the first inning of Game 2, and would quickly follow that up with a steal of home to score the game's first run. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Can I have your picture, please?
The photo crew was no help to Texas catcher Bengie Molina when he fell into the camera pit early in Game 2. Third baseman Michael Young rushes to help, but Molina would ultimately be fine and would stay in the ballgame. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Josh Hamilton fouls a pitch off his face in the first inning of Game 2. He wasn't forced to leave the game. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
The game's first round-tripper
Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes tries to ignore David Murphy rounding the bases behind him after allowing a second inning home run to him, making the score 2-0 Rangers at the time. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
He got three-fourths of it
Ian Kinsler hits an RBI triple in the fifth inning against the Yankees at Game 2 of the ALCS on Saturday in Arlington. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Evening the score
New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) greets Nick Swisher after they both scored on a bases-loaded single by Alex Rodriguez in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Texas Rangers. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Whoops! Where'd it go?
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez makes an error allowing Texas Rangers' Jorge Cantu to reach first safely in the sixth inning of Game 1. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Rangers catcher Matt Treanor grabs the ball as New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out in the fourth inning of Game 1. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton beats a tag by Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano to steal second during the third inning of Game 1. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus (1) catches a fly ball hit by New York Yankees' Robinson Cano in front of right fielder Nelson Cruz in the second inning of Game 1. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Taming a wild pitch
New York Yankees starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia tags out Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz attempting to score on a wild pitch in the first inning of Game 1 of the ALCS. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Texas draws the big names
Former president George W. Bush sits with Texas Rangers co-owner Nolan Ryan before Game 1 of the ALCS between the Rangers and Yankees. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Covering some ground
Yankees starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia sprawls at the plate after tagging out Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz who is trying to score on a wild pitch in the first inning of Game 1 of the ALCS. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Starting off with a bang
Texas Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton hits a home run against the New York Yankees during the first inning of Game 1 of the ALCS. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi chats with reporters during a news conference at Yankee Stadium. The defending champion Yankees are trying to get back to the World Series for what would be their 41st appearance (most in MLB history). ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Those notoriously "sensitive" Yankee fans are "curious" about whether or not right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett will start in Game 4 against the Rangers -- despite Burnett's struggles this season. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL
Yeah, we're good
Yankee arms talk shop during a Tuesday workout session at Yankee Stadium, including (left to right) CC Sabathia, Mike Harkey, Phil Hughes and Andy Pettitte. The Yankees travel to Texas to face the Rangers for Game 1 of the ALCS on Friday. ALSO SEE: LDS PHOTO GALLERY | MLB PLAYOFF CENTRAL