Santander’s impressive double play seals O’s win vs. Yankees initially appeared on NBC Sports Washington
When a baseball sport enters further innings, something can occur. That’s particularly the case in 2021 because the rule in place permits every workforce to start out their half of the inning with a runner on second.
So, because the Orioles and Yankees performed into the eleventh on Wednesday night time, it is no shock that the ending to the competition was fairly extraordinary.
With Baltimore up 4-3 within the backside of the inning, New York was threatening to push the sport additional with Gio Urshela on third, only one out and DJ LeMahieu on the plate.
Baltimore outfielder Anthony Santander had different plans, nevertheless. LeMahieu flew out to proper discipline for the second out, prompting Ursehla to check his look tagging up. That did not finish effectively, as Santander delivered a strike to residence plate to double up the Yankees and ship the Orioles residence winners.
Baltimore had grabbed the lead within the prime of the eleventh because of a Likelihood Sisco RBI single.
The victory pushed Baltimore to 4-2 on the season and helped the workforce keep away from a sweep by the hands of their division rival. Because it stands now, the Orioles nonetheless maintain the lead within the AL East very early on within the 2021 season.