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New York Yankees Walk Off with Fifth Straight

Published by on May 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB


For the first time since 1972, the New York Yankees have won three straight games in walk-off fashion and, for the second straight day, the fans went home happy via a home run in extra innings.

On Saturday, Alex Rodriguez’s two-run shot over the left field wall secured an 11th inning win over the Minnesota Twins.

On Sunday, it was deja vu all over again, as Johnny Damon sent a solo blast into the right field seats, giving the New York Yankees a 3-2 win in the 10th inning.

The win was the Yanks’ fifth straight—a season-best winning streak for the Bronx Bombers. It also punctuated the fact that, in the last week or so, the New York Yankees have played the kind of baseball that...

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