Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/22/12
NEW YORK -- If the New York Yankees are going to hang on to their slim lead in the AL East, it looks like extra-inning games are going to be a decisive factor. As the Baltimore Orioles won their 16th extra-inning game in a row, against Boston, to keep the heat on, the Yankees managed to outdo them Saturday. The Yankees scored four runs in the bottom of the 13th inning to force an extra round of extra innings against the A's, then won their wildest game of the season, 10-9, on an error in the bottom of the 14th. "I don't think I've ever been a part of anything like that," said Ichiro Suzuki, who scored the winning run when Oakland first baseman Brandon Moss fumbled Eduardo Nunez's grounder. "They scored four runs and a lot of our fans went home. I'll bet they were shocked when they got home and saw what the score was." The Yankees (88-63) have won seven in a row and maintained their one-game lead over Baltimore. Oakland (85-66) leads the Angels for the second wild card. "T...
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