After another season ended without reaching the ultimate goal -- winning a championship -- the Yankees locker room was awfully quiet. Here is what some key Yankees had to say after the Game 5 loss to the Tigers:
DEREK JETER: "It's tough. You play 162 games, you play spring training to get to this position to try to win and we couldn't get it done and it's disappointing."
MARK TEIXEIRA: "Anything less than a championship is a loss. I'm proud of the way we fought all year long, but at the end of the day we didn't get the job done."
NICK SWISHER: "You can always play that 'woulda, coulda, shoulda' game but the bottom line is we couldn't get it done. And that's something we're going to have to sit on all offseason."
MARIANO RIVERA: "You can't describe that feeling. It's horrible. We had opportunities we just didn't get it done. It's sad. We did everything within our powers to win."
JOE GIRARDI: "It's terrible. As I said, we only accomplished one goal when the season ended. We had to fight like crazy to get there. It's a really empty feeling. It's an empty feeling for everyone in that room. And it hurts."
BRIAN CASHMAN: "We wanted to get the job done and we didn't. So we're disappointed. Disappointed for our fans and disappointed for ourselves."