The Yankees were trailing the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 and Baltimore put in their closer, Zack Britton into the game. Brett Gardner was able to work a lead-off single, which was followed by Derek Jeter striking out and Jacoby Ellsbury flying out for the first two outs of the inning. Mark Teixeira was able to draw a walk, setting up first and second with two outs.
Brian McCann singled to center to score Gardner, making it 3-2 with Beltran coming up to bat. And the Yankees slugger did not miss.
Beltran ripped a high fastball into the left-field seats for a walk-off home run and the Yankees were able to take the first of three against the Orioles at Yankee Stadium 5-3. The home run was Beltran's seventh of the season and his sixth career walk-off.
Since Beltran's return from the disabled list on June 5, the Yankees are 10-4 with Beltran back in the lineup and are now 39-33 on the season, trailing the Toronto Blue Jays by 1.5 games back in the American League East.
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