The Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees are going the distance to see who plays Detroit in the AL Championship Series.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees are going the distance to see who plays Detroit in the AL Championship Series.
J.J. Hardy's RBI double in the 13th inning drove in the go-ahead run in the Orioles' 2-1 win over the Yankees.
That scored rookie Manny Machado, who opened the inning with a double.
Nate McLouth's leadoff homer in the fifth was the other Baltimore run.
Jim Johnson, the major league leader in saves with 51 in the regular season who coughed up a game-tying ninth-inning home run the night before to Game 3 Yankee hero Raul Ibanez erased some demons with a 1-2-3 bottom of the 13th.
The Orioles and Yankees have split 22 games this year.
The sets up the decisive Game 5 Friday afternoon in the Bronx. Yankee ace CC Sabathia is Joe Girardi's choice. The Orioles are going with Jason Hammel.
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