Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/9/14
NEW YORK -- After repeatedly scorching line drives into the New York Yankees' gloves for eight innings, the Chicago White Sox's luck changed in the ninth inning Thursday. Yankees reliever Clay Rapada threw a probable double-play tapper by A.J. Pierzynski into center field, and Dayan Viciedo followed with a three-homer to left field, lifting the White Sox to a 4-3 win in the series opener at Yankee Stadium. Viciedo hit his blast off David Robertson (0-2), who inherited the first-and-third mess. In the bottom of the ninth, Dewayne Wise singled off White Sox closer Addison Reed, then escaped being doubled off on Eric Chavez's soft liner to left when Viciedo's throw sailed. Pinch hitter Andruw Jones took a called third strike, and Derek Jeter lined into the glove of a leaping Alex Rios at the right field wall to end it. "I don't want to say that I thought it was out," Reed said with the slightest of smiles. "But I went from a very bad feeling to a very good one." That was the ...
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