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.
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.