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Late, Late Night in the Bronx: Yankees top O's 5-3 in rain-delayed game that ends at 2:15 a.m.
NEW YORK (AP) ' Only 500 fans or so were left in the stands early Wednesday when the New York Yankees finished off a rain-delayed 5-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles at 2:15 a.m., getting the go-ahead run on Francisco Cervelli's disputed home run.
With few options left for a makeup date, the messy game began at 11:08 p.m. after a wait of 4 hours, 3 minutes. The Yankees and Major League Baseball were in constant contact during the long delay.
Cervelli hit his tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning off Tommy Hunter (3-3). Two fans reached near the left-field wall to grab it, and even though Orioles manager Buck Showalter argued, the umpires upheld their original home-run call after a video replay.