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7:05 PM ET, October 2, 2012
Yankee Stadium, New York, New York
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Regular Season Series
|New York leads 13-5 (as of Tue 10/2)|
|Fri 4/20||NYY 6, @BOS 2||Recap|
|Sat 4/21||NYY 15, @BOS 9||Recap|
|Fri 7/6||NYY 10, @BOS 8||Recap|
|Sat 7/7||NYY 6, @BOS 1||Recap|
|Sat 7/7||@BOS 9, NYY 5||Recap|
|Sun 7/8||NYY 7, @BOS 3||Recap|
|Fri 7/27||@NYY 10, BOS 3||Recap|
|Sat 7/28||BOS 8, @NYY 6||Recap|
|Sun 7/29||BOS 3, @NYY 2||Recap|
|Fri 8/17||@NYY 6, BOS 4||Recap|
|Sat 8/18||BOS 4, @NYY 1||Recap|
|Sun 8/19||@NYY 4, BOS 1||Recap|
|Tue 9/11||@BOS 4, NYY 3||Recap|
|Wed 9/12||NYY 5, @BOS 4||Recap|
|Thu 9/13||NYY 2, @BOS 0||Recap|
|Mon 10/1||@NYY 10, BOS 2||Recap|
|» Tue 10/2||@NYY 4, BOS 3||Box Score|
|Wed 10/3||@NYY 14, BOS 2||Recap|
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|1st||D Pedroia doubled to deep right center, J Ellsbury scored.||1||0|
|1st||C Ross hit sacrifice fly to center, D Pedroia scored.||2||0|
|2nd||E Nunez reached on infield single to shortstop, C Granderson scored.||2||1|
|9th||J Loney homered to right (359 feet).||3||1|
|9th||R Ibanez homered to right (355 feet), C Granderson scored.||3||3|
|12th||R Ibanez singled to left, F Cervelli scored, C Granderson to second.||3||4|
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|Stadium||Yankee Stadium, New York, NY|
|Attendance||41,564 (84.5% full) - % is based on regular season capacity|
|Weather||62 degrees, rain|
|Umpires||Home Plate - Bill Miller, First Base - CB Bucknor, Second Base - Dale Scott, Third Base - Dan Iassogna|
The Yankees trailed 2-1 entering the 9th inning and won. It was their first win this season when trailing after 8 inning (now 1-58). They were the only MLB team that did not have a win when trailing after 8 innings.
From Elias: Raul Ibanez is the 1st Yankee since 1920 (RBI became official) to hit a game-tying HR in the 9th and a walk-off RBI of any sort in extra-innings.
Raul Ibanez is the first Yankee with a game-tying pinch-hit HR in the 9th inning when trailing by two or more runs since Darryl Strawberry in 1998 at Oakland. The last to do it at home was Cliff Johnson in 1977 vs the Orioles.
From Elias: Raul Ibanez, at 40 years old, hit a walk-off RBI single in the Yankees' win over the Red Sox tonight. The last Yankee with a walk-off RBI at age 40 or older was Enos Slaughter on August 4, 1957 vs. Cleveland (Slaughter was 41 years old).
From Elias: Raul Ibanez is the first Yankee to have a game-tying RBI in the 9th inning and then a walkoff RBI in extra innings in the same game since Graig Nettles in 1973 vs the Brewers.
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