Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/1/13
Seattle's Raul Ibanez was fairly confident he was going to be racing home trying to score the go-ahead run. Instead, he could only watch as he was part of an unusual inning-ending unassisted double play. A half-inning later, Stephen Drew singled in the winning run in the 15th to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Mariners and back into first place in the AL East in a game that ended early Thursday morning. Before Boston's 10th game-ending hit of the season, the Mariners had first and second with one out in the top of the 15th. Ibanez and Endy Chavez had consecutive one-out singles. Michael Saunders then hit a low liner to left. Jonny Gomes charged in and made a diving, backhanded catch, then ran all the way to touch second base for the double play as Ibanez was standing near the third-base bag. ''My thought was freeze on a line drive, but my thought was based on where he was playing and the trajectory of the ball,'' Ibanez said. ''I was sure off a left-handed hitt...
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