On August 18, 1996 — In a wild contest in New York, the Mariners jump out to an 8 – 0 lead over the Yankees. The New Yorkers strike back with seven runs in their half of the 4th inning to edge within 1. Seattle scores twice in the 6th, but the Yankees tie the score in the bottom half of the inning with three runs of their own. The score remains tied at 10 – 10 going into the 12th inning. Seattle scores three in the top half of the inning, two on 1B Paul Sorrento’s second homer of the game. New York fights back with two in the bottom of the inning, but falls one shy, losing, 13 – 12.

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