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Brian McCann’s 10th Inning, 3-Run Walk Off HR Gives Yankees 7-4 Win Over White Sox (Video)

August 24th, 2014 at 11:57 PM
By Douglas Rush

Heading into the 10th inning, the New York Yankees were trying to pick up David Robertson after he blew the save in the ninth inning on Sunday afternoon.

The inning started out slowly with Martin Prado and Mark Teixeira striking out to Jake Petricka, but then Carlos Beltran doubled to left field and Petricka intentionally walked Chase Headley, setting up first and second with two outs and originally, would have been Francisco Cervelli hitting.

But instead, Joe Girardi sent up a pinch hitter, as Brian McCann came up for Cervelli, worked the count to 3-2 and then sent an inside pitch over the right field wall for a walk-off, three-run home run and the Yankees defeated the Chicago White Sox 7-4 and swept the weekend series. With the win, the Yankees had now won four in a row.

For McCann, it was his 15th homer of the season and now has 54 RBI on the season while hitting .235. McCann is in the first year of a five-year, $85 million deal and despite some struggles in his first year with the Yankees, has still shown a ton of power behind the plate.


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