NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 10: Raul Ibanez #27 of the New York Yankees hits a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to tie Game Three of the American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on October 10, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Alex Rodriguez had another good view from the dugout three innings later when Ibanez homered to win it.
Saved by manager Joe Girardi's gutsy move - and Ibanez's big swings - the New York Yankees rallied for a stunning 3-2 win in the 12th over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night for a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five AL division series.
''You're going to be asked a lot of questions if it doesn't work,'' Girardi said.
The slumping Rodriguez, among the greatest power hitters in history, offered no complaint, telling Girardi: ''Joe, you gotta do exactly what you gotta do.''
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