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AL Division Series


Game Date Matchup/Result Breakdown
1 Sun, Oct. 7 New York 7 at Baltimore 2 Recap/Highlights | Box
2 Mon, Oct. 8 New York 2 at Baltimore 3 Recap/Highlights | Box
3 Wed, Oct. 10 Baltimore 2 at New York 3 (12) Recap/Highlights | Box
4 Thur, Oct. 11 Baltimore 2 at New York 1 (13) Recap/Highlights | Box
5 Fri, Oct. 12 Baltimore 1 at New York 3 Recap/Highlights | Box
Yankees win series 3-2

History

The Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees have only met once in the history of post-season play, but it was a memorable meeting.

Not so much for the results, but for one incident that turned the tide of the series.

Trailing 4-3 in the bottom of the eighth inning of Game 1 of the 1996 ALCS, Derek Jeter lofted a fly ball to deep right field that right-fielder Tony Tarasco tracked to the wall.

Tarasco was settled underneath the ball with his back to the wall when the ball went missing. It would be called a home run despite clear video evidence that 12-year-old Yankee fan Jeffrey Maier caught the ball in fair territory.

The homer would tie the game and the Yankees went on to win 5-4 in 11 innings. They would capture three of the next four.

The win would propel the Yankees to their first World Series appearance since 1978 where they would topple the Atlanta Braves in six games.

The Yankees have missed the playoffs only once since 1996 (finishing third in the East in 2008), while the Orioles have enjoyed just one post-season berth since their last meeting with the Yankees, losing to the Cleveland Indians in the 1997 ALCS.

The AL East rivals split their 18 meetings in 2012 with both teams posting 6-3 road records.


Tale of the Tape

NEW YORK YANKEES HITTING BALTIMORE ORIOLES
790 Runs 712
241 Home Runs 214
760 RBI 677
92 Stolen Bases 58
.264 AVG .247
.786 OPS .731
PITCHING
3.86 ERA 3.90
1.27 WHIP 1.29
1309 Strikeouts 1177
429 BB 481
51 Saves 55
.253 BAA .253



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