Contact Us

Yanks Fall Into Tie For 1st After Walk-off Loss To Red Sox

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 11: Pedro Ciriaco #77 of the Boston Red Sox slides safely into home plate to score in front ot Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees in the bottom of the ninth inning to win the game during the game on September 11, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
Jared Wickerham, Getty Images

Jacoby Ellsbury’s fourth hit of the night was a walk-off single that scored the winning run in a 4-3 win over the rival Yankees that drops the pinstripes back into a first place tie for the division lead.

David Robertson (1-7) retired the first four batters he faced, but allowed three straight singles allowing Baltimore to pull even with the Yankees, after the O’s pummeled the Rays 9-2.

New York stranded nine runners, going 1-12 with runners in scoring position – Derek Jeter’s two-RBI ground rule double in the sixth that gave the Yanks a 3-2 advantage.

But in the bottom half of the inning, Dustin Pedroia tied things with solo-homer off Hiroki Kuroda, who was charged with three runs on eight hits of 6 1/3 innings.

Jon Lester started for the Sox but did not factor in the decision after walking a career high seven, yielding three runs on five hits.

Joe Girardi will throw David Phelps (3-4) against Boston’s Aaron Cook (3-9) on Wednesday night.

More From WIBX

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wibx950.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on WIBX 950 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on WIBX 950 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!