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By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
AUG. 4, 2002
GAME 110 - YANKEES AT ANGELS
ANAHEIM -- The New York Yankees lead the majors in home runs, but sometimes location is even more important than how far the ball is hit. That was the case Sunday afternoon, when it was a 90-foot squibber that was the difference against the Angels in the Yankees' 12-inning, 7-5 victory before a sellout crowd of 43,455 at Edison Field.
With the score tied at 5 in the top of the 12th inning, Alfonso Soriano came to the plate with the bases loaded and two outs and hit one off the end of the bat against Angels reliever Scot Shields, the ball bouncing slowly towards second baseman Adam Kennedy. Kennedy fielded the ball on the run, and with his glove shoveled it to first baseman Scott Spiezio.
First base umpire John Hirschbeck, however, ruled Soriano safe and Rondell White scored to give the Yankees a lead. When Spiezio fell to the ground in disbelief, Jorge Posada, who was on second ...
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