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Lillibridge saves White Sox in 3-2 win over Yanks
NEW YORK (AP) – Late substitute Brent Lillibridge made two
spectacular catches in a row to save the White Sox in the ninth
inning, and Gavin Floyd pitched Chicago to a 3-2 victory Tuesday
night over the suddenly slumping New York Yankees.
Lillibridge entered as a pinch-runner in the eighth and scored
on Paul Konerko's go-ahead homer off struggling setup man Rafael
Lillibridge stayed in the game in right field and, with two
runners on in the ninth, raced back to the wall to make a terrific
catch of Alex Rodriguez's opposite-field drive, robbing the slugger
of a game-tying hit that probably would have left runners at second
and third with one out.
Robinson Cano then hit a line drive to right and Lillibridge
charged in, making an all-out dive to snag the ball for the final
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