Posted: Oct 11, 2012 10:27 AM
Updated: Oct 11, 2012 10:27 AM
Source: Associated Press
NEW YORK - Raul Ibanez lined a ninth-inning home run while pinch hitting for slumping Alex Rodriguez, then hit a leadoff homer in the 12th, giving the New York Yankees a stunning 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night for a 2-1 lead in their AL division series.
Batting for baseball's highest-paid player, Ibanez homered to right-center with one out in the ninth inning off Baltimore closer Jim Johnson to tie it at 2.
He then hit the first pitch from Brian Matusz leading off the 12th