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Posted September 4, 2013 by DJ Enuff in Sports
 
 

Yankees Fight Back With Huge Comeback Win! Jeter And Mo Hit The Record Books!

Yankees Eduardo Nunez gets splashed with gatorade

“It was a great comeback, we all fight together,’’ said Eduardo Nunez, whose two-run, two-out double off Matt Lindstrom broke a 4-4 tie in the eighth.

“It’s a great win for us, think of what we are trying to do, gain ground on teams,’’ said Joe Girardi, whose club has won four of five after dropping two of three to the lowly Blue Jays last week in Toronto. – nypost

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ust when the Yankees looked cooked six or seven games out of a spot in the Playoffs, they started to fight back into contention wining five straight series! Well now that new found success continued last night, as they combined bats to post a huge eighth inning rally comeback win 6-4 over the Chicago White Sox! The Yankees thwarted a huge five-run eighth inning to take a deficit into a necessary win in front of a sold-out Bronx crowd of 33,215! Eduardo Nunez got the biggest hit and the Gatorade splash (pic above) hitting a clutch two-run go-ahead double to cap off the huge eighth inning rally! Mo closed out the ninth inning for his 40th save of the season! The Yankees (74-64) are now only 2 1/2 games back from the Tampa Bay Rays (76-61) and the final Wild-Card Playoff spot in the American League! READ MORE on Jeter and Mo record-breaking night after the jump…

Mariano Rivera (l.) got his record-tying 40th save, and Derek Jeter (r.) moved to No. 9 on the all-time hits list at Yankee stadium last night.

Mariano Rivera (l.) got his record-tying 40th save, and Derek Jeter (r.) moved to No. 9 on the all-time hits list at Yankee stadium last night.

Derek Jeter, 39, connected during the third inning with a infield single (3,314 hits) to put him ninth on the all-time hits list passing Eddie Collins! His next target is Paul Molitor at No. 8 with 3,319 hits! Mariano Rivera AKA Mo, 43, got his 40th save last night, which ties him with Trevor Hoffman with nine seasons with 40+ saves!