Yankees Rough Up Verlander, Then Win On Wild Pitch In 9th

April 27, 2012 12:00 AM

Yankees Rough Up Verlander, Then Win On Wild Pitch In 9th
" NEW YORK (AP) — Tigers manager Jim Leyland waved off the question about Delmon Young with a flick of the hand and a terse response.

Leyland was in no mood to talk about the stunning late-night arrest of his left fielder on a hate crime harassment charge after the Yankees rallied to beat Detroit 7-6 Friday. Derek Jeter scored the winning run on a passed ball with one out in the ninth inning.

“Get lost, get lost, get lost,” Leyland snapped. “Do yourself a favor and get lost.”

The Tigers came to New York having lost six of seven at home and a day after they cut popular infielder Brandon Inge, Detroit’s longest-tenured player. The arrest of Young early Friday eclipsed those issues.

Young was arrested at 2:30 a.m. — four hours after the team arrived in New York — for a fight at his hotel during which police say he yelled anti-Semitic epithets. He faces a misdemeanor aggravated harassment charge that entails targeting someone for his or her religious beliefs. If convicted, he could face up to a year in jail "

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