Ibanez Rallies Yankees to Win, New York Holds Lead - NBC New York

Ibanez Rallies Yankees to Win, New York Holds Lead



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    Raul Ibanez #27 of the New York Yankees hits a game tying home run against the Boston Red Sox during their game on October 2.

    Raul Ibanez tied it with a pinch-hit homer in the ninth inning then had an RBI single in the 12th, helping the Yankees remain a game up on Baltimore in the AL East with one game to go by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Tuesday night.

    With a second comeback spurred by Ibanez in the last 10 days, the Yankees need a win or Orioles loss on the final day of the season to secure their 13th division title since 1996. The Orioles beat Tampa Bay 1-0 earlier.

    If the teams end up even after Wednesday's games, they'll play a tiebreaker Thursday in Baltimore.

    The Yankees kept missing chances on a misty night. They were 0-58 when trailing after eight innings this season, then rallied in the ninth.

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