Found July 22, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics have won so many games in walk-off fashion they almost expect it of themselves when a game is tied in the late innings. And once again the Athletics saved their best for last on Sunday after falling behind 4-0 early in the game. The hero of the game was Coco Crisp, whose game-winning single in the bottom of the 12th lifted Oakland to a 4-3 win, completing a four-game sweep of the New York Yankees. "The confidence level carries over through the previous games into the next game when you're in these types of situations because you've done it before, so you know it's possible," Crisp said. "Everybody's up, everybody's excited. Nobody got down. We always feel like we have a chance now." With the score tied 4-4 in the bottom of the 12th, Cody Eppley (0-2) came in to pitch for New York with one out. Catcher Derek Norris singled hard off the glove of Derek Jeter. Jemile Weeks sacrificed, advanc...
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