Originally posted on Subway Squawkers  |  Last updated 10/11/12
What a night! Squawker Jon and I were on the phone in the ninth inning, when we saw that Raul Ibanez had taken Alex Rodriguez's place in the lineup. We barely had time to digest it when we saw that Ibanez hit a homer to tie the game. Then, to make things even more unbelievable, he of course did something that has never been done in a postseason game before -- hitting a home run to win the game in extra innings, after tying the game with a home run in the ninth inning! Unbelievable. What a wonderful win!I don't really believe in ghosts, or magic, but Ibanez really is great at getting the big hit this year, which is all the more remarkable when they are pinch hits. It's not just that he's the hot hand, but when it comes to extra-innings heroics, he's pretty much the only hot hand on the Yanks these days, with the possible exception of Russell Martin. After all, not a single Yankee got on base between Ibanez's two home runs.So, contrary to what some may have expected from me, I really ...
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