Tino Martinez finally came up with an ending.
One day after New York and Baltimore played the longest nine-inning game in major league history, the two teams battled for another 5 hours, 34 minutes before Martinez hit a grand slam in the 15th inning, giving the Yankees an 11-6 victory and a sweep of the Orioles."I've never seen anything like it," Baltimore catcher Gregg Zaun said. "I've played in long games before, some that went a lot of innings, but never two like this back-to-back."
Tuesday night, the teams battled for 4 hours, 21 minutes before the Yankees pulled out a 13-10 victory.
Martinez could have ended the game in the 13th inning, but instead hit into a bases-loaded double play. He got another chance in the 15th after Wade Boggs opened the inning with single, Derek Jeter was hit by a pitch and Ruben Sierra was walked intentionally after both runners moved up on a groundout.
Martinez hit the first pitch from Jimmy Myers into the left-field seats.
Gerald Williams had a career-high six hits, including a homer. Bernie Williams matched his career high with five hits, and also homered for New York, which had a season-high 20 hits, but blew a four-run lead and survived four errors.
Brady Anderson homered for the Orioles, his AL-best 12th of the season and fifth when leading off the game.
Angels 6, Athletics 4
Visiting California got two-run homers by Rex Hudler and J.T. Snow, and a solo shot by Jim Edwards as the Angels withstood Mark McGwire's grand slam.
Rangers 5, Mariners 4
At Arlington, Will Clark's seventh-inning homer powered Texas over Seattle as Mariners starter Randy Johnson had his shortest outing since 1993.
Twins 6, Royals 5, 10 innings
At Minneapolis, Kansas City reliever Jeff Montgomery (1-0) hit Paul Molitor with a pitch with the bases loaded in the 10th inning to give Minnesota its third straight victory.
Blue Jays 9, Brewers 3
At Toronto, Juan Guzman (4-1) pitched four-hit ball for eight innings and didn't allow a Milwaukee runner past first base until the sixth inning, when Jeff Cirillo hit a two-run homer.
Red Sox 5, Tigers 1
At Boston, Roger Clemens (1-4) struck out 13 and the Red Sox handed Detroit its 12th loss in 13 games. It was his 62nd game with 10 or more strikeouts and second in a row.
Indians 9, White Sox 5
Albert Belle and Omar Vizquel homered to back Jack McDowell's pitching as Cleveland downed Chicago. Sandy Alomar had two hits, and two RBIs for the Indians.