Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14
With midnight approaching, the Baltimore Orioles' bats awoke for one more improbable rally. Now they have a last shot to finally overtake the New York Yankees. J.J. Hardy hit an RBI double in the 13th inning and Baltimore bounced back from a demoralizing loss to outlast the Yankees 2-1 Thursday night, forcing a deciding Game 5 in the AL division series. After splitting 22 games this year, it all comes down this: a winner-take-all game for a spot in the AL championship series. Game 1 winner CC Sabathia was set to pitch the deciding game for the Yankees. Orioles manager Buck Showalter had not announced his starter. The Orioles were 0 for 8 with runners in scoring position until Hardy doubled off David Phelps with one out to score Manny Machado. Phelps had relieved in the 12th after Joba Chamberlain was hit by a flying broken bat, forcing him to leave with a bruised right elbow. Jim Johnson bounced back from allowing Raul Ibanez's pinch-hit homer in the ninth inning Wednesday to ...
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