New York Yankees defeat Minnesota Twins, 3-2
These last-chance victories - and whipped-cream pies to the face from A.J. Burnett - quickly have become old hat at the new Yankee Stadium.
So much so that the last three days heretofore will be known as Walk-off Weekend in the Bronx.
Johnny Damon's homer in the bottom of the 10th inning marked the latest feel-good example as the Yankees won in their final at-bat for the third straight day, improving their season-high winning streak to five games with a 3-2 victory o...
The play at the plate felt more like a dive for the pylon - and Brett Gardner was stopped at the goal line.
With the Yanks and Twins tied in the bottom of the ninth Sunday, Gardner made a wild sprint for home but Minnesota catcher Joe Mauer got there first, temporarily saving the game.
Of course, the Yankees won, 3-2, an inning later on a Johnny Damon home run, but the wild play at the plate was one of many highlights.
Inserted into a tie game as a pinch-runner wi...