Yanks Win in Extra Innings Thanks to Thrilling Game Winner
POSTED: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 9:08pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 9:39pm
The New York Yankees got a walk off home run from Raul Ibanez in a 3-2 victory over the Orioles. It was Ibanez's second home run of the game, his first was a solo shot in the bottom of the 9th that sent the game into extra innings. It was the Yankees first walk off postseason home run since 2009. The Yankees lead the Orioles 2-1 in that series.
The San Francisco Giants stunned the Cincinnati Reds for the second straight day, forcing a decisive game 5 Thursday in Cincinnati. The Giants defeated the Reds, 8-3, tying that series at 2-2, while the St. Louis Cardinals ruined the Washington Nationals party, winning 8-0. This was the first MLB playoff game in Washington D.C. in 79 years. The Cardinals lead the series, 2-1.