There were two parties at Yankee Stadium last night. One was on the field, where the Yankees celebrated their five-run ninth-inning comeback to beat Boston, capped by a walk-off grand slam from Mark Teixeira. The other one came in the visitors’ clubhouse, where by dint of the Orioles’ win over Toronto
moments before Teixeira’s dinger, the Red Sox drank to becoming AL East champs.
Based on the game, it should have been the Yankees celebrating and the Red Sox wondering what had gone wrong.
With the Yankees one out from being officially out of the postseason hunt, Teixeira hit a game-ending home run off Joe Kelly.
The Boston Red Sox may have lost Wednesday’s game against the New York Yankees, but they walked away with a bigger win: the American League East title. Wednesday’s game featured a three-run lead to the Red Sox going into the ninth i...