Melky Cabrera jumps into the arms of teammates after his winning homer. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
By Bryan Hoch / MLB.com
Four hours and 57 minutes after the game started, Melky Cabrera ended it with a two-run blast to right field in the 14th inning, giving the Yankees a dramatic walk-off victory that offset a troublesome start from staff ace CC Sabathia, who labored for 6 2/3 innings and 112 pitches.
BATTING HR: Suzuki, K (1, 2nd inning off Sabathia, 2 on, 0 out). TB: Sweeney, R; Ellis, M; Suzuki,
K 5; Cust; Holliday 2; Crosby; Cabrera, O. RBI: Suzuki, K 3 (4), Cust (7), Ellis, M (8), Giambi (6), Holliday (10). 2-out
RBI: Ellis, M; Holliday. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Powell; Crosby 2. SAC: Cabrera,
O; Ellis, M. Team RISP: 4-for-12. Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING SB: Davis, R (1,
2nd base off Marte/Posada). CS: Sweeney, R (2, 2nd base by Ramirez, E/Posada).
Powell (1, fielding). Outfield assists: Sweeney, R (Swisher at 2nd base). DP: (Ellis, M-Cabrera, O-Powell).