Bronx, NY (Sports Network) - Raul Ibanez woke up a silent Yankee Stadium in
the ninth inning, then made it erupt in the 12th.
Ibanez, pinch-hitting for a struggling Alex Rodriguez in the ninth, tied the
game with a solo homer off Jim Johnson and three innings later sent a Brian
Matusz offering into the second deck in right field to give the New York
Yankees a wild 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
The dramatic turnaround gave the Yankees a 2-1 lead in the American League
Division Series after the clubs split a pair in Baltimore.
The Orioles had won an unfathomable 16 straight extra-inning games and had not
suffered a walk-off loss all season.
Now, they are on the brink of elimination.
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