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Yankees Go Extras To Beat Orioles, Clinch Wild Card Berth

Yankees Go Extras To Beat Orioles, Clinch Wild Card Berth

Aaron Hicks doubled home the winning run in the 11th inning, and New York clinched an AL wild card with a 3-2 win over the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.

Rookie manager Aaron Boone will lead the Yankees into the winner-take-all Oct. 3 wild-card game, most likely against Oakland. The Yankees began the day 1{ games ahead of the Athletics for home-field advantage and are 53-27 at home this season.

Hicks and Luke Voit homered in the second inning, but the Orioles tied the score with runs in the third and the fifth off Lance Lynn.

Tampa Bay, third in the wild-card chase, lost at Toronto as the ninth inning was about to start in the Bronx. The Yankees finally broke...

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