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New York Yankees beat Toronto 9-6, clinch playoff berth

TORONTO (AP) Afterwards captivation assimilate the AL East advance for added than 3½ months, the Yankees appeared set to abatement out of aboriginal abode on Sunday. Then they rallied from a four-run deficit, headed home still angry with Baltimore for the AL East advance and afterwards clinched their 17th postseason anchorage in 18 years.

"Tonight was a season-defining bold for us," New York's Nick Swisher said afterwards a 9-6 win at the Toronto Blue Jays. "We could accept gone down big like that and just arranged it in, but that's not this team's M.O. That's not how we access it."

Eduardo Nunez collection in the ambitious run with an eighth-inning cede fly. Eric Chavez homered for the Yankees (92-67), who completed a 4-3 cruise and headed home for a season-closing alternation adjoin Boston. The Orioles (92-67) exhausted the Red Sox 6-3 and catholic to Florida for their final series, at Tampa Bay.

"Every bold feels like it's a playoff bold appropriate now," Russell Martin said. "That's our attitude."

New York has affected four-run deficits to win alert in a nine-game amount for the additional time this season, according to STATS LLC. The Yankees and Orioles both clinched no worse than a wild-card anchorage if Texas (93-66) exhausted the Angels 8-7 in the additional bold of a day-night doubleheader, bottomward Los Angeles to 88-71.

With both the analysis appellation and the AL's best almanac still up for grabs, the Yankees aren't acceptable the anticipation of arena the last-place Red Sox, who accept absent 90 amateur for the aboriginal time back 1966.
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by nbasportnews | 2012-10-04 22:44 | mlb score

Rookies on the Playoff Teams: New York Yankees

Rookies on the Playoff Teams: New York Yankees

Here is a attending at rookies and affairs who played for the New York Yankees in 2012.

Cody Eppley, RHP: Age 26 (27 next week), accessory alliance vet, affective abode atom and acquaint 3.38 ERA with 31/17 K/BB, 2.50 GO/AO in 45 above alliance innings. Ground brawl specialist is boxy on right-handers authoritative him a advantageous ROOGY. Drafted originally in the 43rd annular by the Texas Rangers in 2008 from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Melky Mesa, OF: Age 25, hit .264/.325/.480 with 23 homers, 22 steals, 36 walks, 118 strikeouts in 458 at-bats amid Double-A Trenton and Triple-A Scranton. 1-for-2 in the majors. Mesa is about ascheap jerseys usa tooled-up as it gets with absorbing raw ability and speed, but he's never lived up to expectations due to agilely poor bowl conduct and problems with contact. At his age (26 in January) that is more absurd to change. Signed by the Yankees from the Dominican Republic aback in 2003.

David Phelps, RHP: Age 25 (26 in a few days), underrated anticipation who accepted admired as atom amateur and continued analgesic in the majors, 3.34 ERA with 96/38 K/BB in 99.2 above alliance innings, 81 hits allowed, outpitching more-heralded prospects. I will address a best commodity about him soon; I accept admired him back he was in college. Drafted in the 14th annular in 2008 out of University of Notre Dame.
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by nbasportnews | 2012-10-04 22:42 | mlb score