MLB: N.Y. Yankees 10, Oakland 9 (14 inn.)

Sept. 22, 2012 at 7:32 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Ichiro Suzuki scored the game-winning run on a 14th-inning error Saturday, capping the New York Yankees' wild 10-9 comeback over Oakland.

The Athletics built a seemingly safe 9-5 lead in the top of the 13th on a two-run homer from Jonny Gomes and solo shots from Yoenis Cespedes and Chris Carter.

But the Yankees came right back in the bottom of the frame to tie it again with four runs of their own, highlighted by a two-run homer homer by Raul Ibanez -- his second clout of the game.

Then in the 14th, the Yankees put Suzuki on third with two outs and Eduardo Nunez hit a grounder to first base that went off the glove of Brandon Moss, allowing the game-winning run.

Cory Wade (1-1) tossed a scoreless top of the 14th to earn the win for the Yankees, who retained their one-game lead over the Baltimore Orioles atop the American League East.

Ibanez finished 3-for-4. Suzuki and Alex Rodriguez each had three hits and scored three runs for New York.

Tyler Ross (2-10) was tagged with the loss for Oakland, which holds the second AL wild card spot.

Stephen Drew had four hits, including a homer, for the A's.

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