Tigers beat Yankees, move on to AL Championship series

Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Jose Valverde (bottom) celebrates with catcher Alex Avila (top) after defeating the New York Yankees 3-2 after game five of the 2011 ALDS at Yankee Stadium.

( William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via US PRESSWIRE )

Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Jose Valverde (bottom) celebrates with catcher Alex Avila (top) after defeating the New York Yankees 3-2 after game five of the 2011 ALDS at Yankee Stadium.

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