Wednesday, October 10, 2012

ALDS: Raul Ibanez Comes Up Huge For Yankees As Bronx Bombers Top O's In 12 Innings To Take 2-1 Series Lead; Coco Comes Through For A's As Oakland Forces Game Five With Tigers

Both American League divisional playoff series continued on Wednesday.

At New York:

Raul Ibanez hit two home runs, one in the ninth inning to tie the game, and the game winner in the 12th as the New York Yankees took a two-games-to-one divisional playoff series lead following their 3-2 home victory over the Baltimore Orioles.  The Bronx Bombers can finish off the series with a home win on Thursday.

At Oakland:

Coco Crisp delivered the game winning RBI, scoring Seth Smith from second base as the Oakland Athletics capped off a three-run, ninth-inning comeback, erasing a two-run deficit as they defeated the visiting Detroit Tigers 4-3 in game four of their divisional playoff series.  The series, now level at two games apiece,  will be decided in Oakland on Thursday.

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