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Yanks beat Orioles 2-1 in 10, widen lead for playoff spot

Jordan Montgomery
Posted at 4:46 PM, Sep 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-12 16:46:28-04

THE BRONX — Luke Voit hit a game-ending sacrifice fly leading off the 10th inning, and the New York Yankees beat Baltimore 2-1 to open a 4 1/2-game lead over the Orioles for the American League’s eighth and final playoff berth.

With DJ LeMahieu starting the inning as the automatic runner on second, Hunter Harvey (0-2) bounced a wild pitch that advanced LeMahieu.

Batimore brought the field in. Voit, hitting in shadows, worked the count to 2-2, fouled off three pitches and hit a fly ball to center fielder Cedric Mullins for his 37th RBI.

LeMahieu scored without a throw.