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Orioles pull ahead of Yankees in 13th inning

Oct 12, 2012, 12:02 AM EDT

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The Orioles have a little bit of life left.

J.J. Hardy just delivered an RBI double off David Phelps in the top of the 13th inning to give the Orioles a 2-1 lead over the Yankees. It broke the team’s 0-for-15 streak with runners in scoring position.

Manny Machado got the inning started with an opposite-field double. He moved over to third base on a ground out by Nate McLouth. It might have been a close play if Robinson Cano decided to throw to third base, but he went the safe route to get the out at first. Hardy then followed with the double. The Orioles had the chance for more, but Clay Rapada got Chris Davis to ground out and Derek Lowe retired Adam Jones on a comebacker.

The Yankees have Mark Teixeira, Robinson Cano, and you guessed it, Alex Rodriguez due up in the bottom of the 13th. Meanwhile, Jim Johnson will try to save it for the Orioles. Oh, sweet narrative.

  1. Old Gator - Oct 12, 2012 at 12:23 AM

    It is all over. On to game 5. Wow, what a postseason.

  2. fellspointbird - Oct 12, 2012 at 12:23 AM

    That’s it, I’m going to NY. And if I can’t get a ticket, River Ave will have to do.

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