Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/3/12
NEW YORK -- The ball flew off his bat, over the wall in right for a game-tying homer in the ninth, and Raul Ibanez felt everything start to go in slow motion. He would send his New York Yankees into fast-forward three innings later with a walk-off single that led to another wild celebration at Yankee Stadium. Three outs from dropping into a tie for the American League East heading into the season's final day, Ibanez's clutch hits gave New York a crucial 4-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday. Ibanez's two-run pinch-hit homer off Red Sox reliever Andrew Bailey tied the game in the ninth and his two-out RBI single off Andrew Miller in the 12th won it on a rainy, misty night at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees erased a two-run deficit in the ninth on a night when Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia doubled in a run while playing with a broken left ring finger, after Boston's weak lineup during Monday night's loss raised eyebrows. The victory maintained New York's one-...
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