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FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal talks with Derek Jeter after the Yankees beat the Angels 5-2 to advance to the World Series. Also, hear from CC Sabathia, Alex Rodriguez and more
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-- Guys have not been to the World Series since 2003. You have not won since 2000 it's being. How ready are you the chains that -- avenue exits and enjoy it as bad on me. It was not easy to get to this point in the season and and this team has been great our year's been great first two rounds. Hopefully we can play when we're racers. Themselves independent and -- ran -- but the spirit in 1996 all over -- out there tonight. What was that like seen Andy do. Man he's been doing it for years. Obviously those same thing you know got a lot of confidence and he wins on the mound and a big game which of course fourteen years and the Royals he -- -- Alex Rodriguez months of post season. What is the difference is sullen -- this until I just seems comfortable as comfortable after playing. No he finished a year and a positive and only experience that in the post season he's been out there. The Phillies. Know Jimmy Rollins will whose team -- the WBZ. What do you expect to the World Series and I united type latest winter season every round gets. Or more difficult you know they're the defending world champs. And no one in two minutes and I don't worry about -- tomorrow Derek congratulations thank you. Yeah congratulations yeah. Able player work here earned run average at one point 12 -- sixteen strikeouts and truly deserve the award in the American League is very crowded you and we wish him well -- got the World Series right. -- -- -- Two wins in the American League Championship Series. New one for you here in new York and things always go so well for big ticket free agents the first year in the Big Apple. Why would James so smooth for you this is there's been a lot of fun and I came in the spring training doesn't welcome him overall organization city. You know my teammates who have a lot of fun. Andy -- Has won four World Series rings his fifth -- probably performance tonight he's unbelievable you know nobody like no -- governor -- amount and a situation. You know him so -- him because well look let's whispered him do. And under the celebrated for the last couple of minutes but have you had a chance to think ahead to game one of the World Series or start against the Phillies. Having it be another good team. You know we could get -- earlier this year. -- still be a battle in those will be a fight just like it was and they'll see yourself. You know I'll celebrate tonight and something about tomorrow. He broke your little scenario you don't Jimmy Rollins for a long time. Good idea for dinner tonight can -- I'm sure I'm sure you know you is good player. You know one of the best so you know whoever loses. Pilots' spring had a better gradualist -- but. Ago. Andy congratulations yankees' thinking heading to the World Series. Right you've pitched in 2006 World Series. You've won four. He went against anyone hold the pitch and how happy are you came back to New York I'm happy man has led -- back we're trying to help. Back the world. -- very blessed and fortunate to have the opportunity it's -- -- game tonight is thankful that I was good outing. We saw Mariano Rivera coming creativity gets starts the late nineties big dinner and no doubt I mean. You guys you bring him and you feel like games over thank goodness we scored fewer runs by late there. He's the best man is great. They're very close of energy Joe Girardi. Show's second season is that you not -- you guys finished third place last year. What is the fact it did jewelry you guys into the World Series media its greatest special form his good friend of mine obviously -- -- manager of the -- winning. And it's a tough place you know tough place to manage. He's got a great opportunity he didn't want to job and I'm just very happy for a blood relations thank you thank. They're rotting it's not a juggernaut it. Alex Rodriguez. Congratulations. Hasn't sunk in yet that you're heading into your first World Series. Well I mean I can be more excited I mean everything that was Tigers -- that was the dream of the child and you know you have to going for a great great teammate -- going to be happy. What was different for you this post season what has been different than in previous postseason lives got a rough this year for -- strengths. In an accident on imagine no doubt very happy and very blessed. And you know on the cared about this year was winning games. When it came to react if you heard all about the previous world championships from Derek Jeter Jorge Posada. Mariano Rivera what are they told you about the actual experience what hasn't played in the World Series has like it. I mean that's replay foreign you know in order to win a World Series -- to get there first and you're not gonna continue -- -- hey -- how -- thank god for the opportunity and now he's great guys. You talked about the good way to get -- come off your shoulders over the last seven or eight months back in February -- march. It just -- Okay okay. You know the guys we brought in on the pitchers who is obviously CC AJ yeah. They've done this they've all been a phenomenal job and has been asked a group effort. We all bought into Joe Girardi has been a great job this year and we're very happy right now we have 1 morning off regulation Dallas -- lucky against the Phillies thank you. That's very much Georgette left out of -- but it feels good thrower and posada and Mariano Rivera. -- and I didn't get to the World Series for the first time since. 2003 talk about your emotions and the mood here in the clubhouse. You know -- -- happy thanks a lot to be here you know I'm really happy I did yeah. -- inevitably in this position you know we got a great team and yeah. You don't have been through to -- says with a lot of guys are never get a chance to be here and I'm excited yeah obviously what champagne is okay. We have we have been trying to give away from a any Brothers performance this year before publishing it -- you that it can't -- -- -- -- tonight in game six. And is the big game pitcher knew he was the difference maker today. Did a lot of things well -- give the ball down. He really give us a chance to win -- you can ask for I don't celebrate with the territory -- -- like -- Coronado and your kids 37 career post season saves did -- could get another two saving if I had Beverley Beverley. I haven't you know throughout the tomorrow and represented a rather -- a strong. What was your thought when you got the call to coming in the eighth inning deficits are. Denies this as quick as possible and -- -- and a little arm trouble always candidate but our. Are you guys was -- resident Lauren Manning came from the aren't into the now. He went to six World Series in eight years haven't been back since 2003 you think booted out long. I know you know it's a relatively long enough but thank god we here and it hasn't wasn't London -- -- -- out there enough without. But he started to think about the Phillies yet and I yeah maybe I'll lose -- -- didn't -- does that all right everyone let's say congratulations and good luck thank you very much. Here they victorious New York Yankees clubhouse with the managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner blunt throws the -- Regular game. He's president Bruce Davis the -- Manager Joe Girardi Jennifer Steinbrenner -- and the mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg. Here represent the American league championship trophy the honorary American League president is his Jackie Autry. You very much. Charge wherever you are given what Italian pitchers doesn't denigrate yeah this year and running. As as your general manager and near field manager. And your Yankee farewell alive in New York City congratulations. Congratulations you've now -- you about -- Well -- -- American league championship trophy presented to the managing general partner. How Steinbrenner Yankees heading back to the World Series first time since 200340. American League pennant. How what does this mean to you and your family. Unbelievable you know these guys never quit these players were so Prada were so proud of the job -- done. They just never quit they never give up they never think they're out of a game they come back and they've -- this. We just figured out at all tonight I did spoke to on this morning you know I think everybody here feels like we're doing this for him we want to win the whole thing for him in good -- Congratulations good luck against the -- thank you and Joe Girardi yeah he's the manager its second season. Well -- Billy Martin. Fourth former Yankee player who managed the Yankees in the World Series what does that -- you. Why I know that makes it extremely blessed by god to have this opportunity and an opportunity with the Steinbrenner family gave me and all the workers -- our scouts have done. This is a great time but. We were not done yeah. Your former battery mate Andy -- -- that's a Major League Baseball record his sixteenth career post season victory here comes the champagne and Andy has now won five clinching game talk about who's performed. I mean he's he's used to being on the stage and he's used to pitching in big games and that's why we like given the situation. New surroundings through that the magnitude of the game wind affects how he threw the place while he was great today. The Yankees have won 26. World championships you wear uniforms over 27 -- -- while we're trying to do this for pops mister Steinbrenner deserves another championship and that's right where there's a number are trying to do it for him the -- it's -- -- Thanksgiving.