2011 ALDS Game 4 Live Blog: New York Yankees vs. Detroit Tigers

Scott SewellCorrespondent IOctober 4, 2011

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 13:  A.J. Burnett #34 of the New York Yankees salutes the crowd as he leaves the game in the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians on June 13, 2011 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

Update Score: Yankees 10, Tigers 1

Good evening baseball fans!

Elimination game time for the Yankees in what will likely be forever known as "The A.J. Burnett Game" regardless of the outcome.

The Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays earlier this afternoon to secure their second consecutive berth into the ALCS.  Last year they beat the Yankees to advance to the World Series. Tonight will determine if there is still a possibility for a rematch.

A.J. Burnett vs. Rick Porcello.  Game 4 ALDS. Live Blog. Drama. Heartbreak or Redemption. Let's do this.

Chat Topic for tonight:  Who do you want the NY Giants or NY Jets to take in the 2012 draft? Leave your choice in the comment section below!