Posted June 13, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Nate Freiman singled home the winning run in the 18th inning against Mariano Rivera, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday for a three-game sweep. John Jaso singled off Preston Claiborne (0-1) to start the rally. Freiman ended the 5-hour, 35-minute game on New York's getaway day to Anaheim for a weekend series with the Angels. A day game after a night game turned into a night game after a day game. Moments before, Rivera issued just the 39th intentional walk of his 19-year career to Jed Lowrie. Oakland became the first American League team to play two 18-inning games in one season since the A's and Washington did so in 1971.
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