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- n. In baseball, the second part of the ninth and final inning. The end of the game.
- n. By extension, any last chance or final opportunity.
However, the ghosts that gave the New York Yankees an un-beatable aura of invincibility in the fall; the ones that coerced the umpires into strange calls that went against the opposition; the ones that caused teams to produce mental blunders; the dramatic home run in the bottom of the ninth that made getting those last three outs against the Bombers in October the hardest feat in baseball; and most importantly, an extra inning ...
New York beat Los Angeles, 3-2, coming back to score three runs in the bottom of the ninth after being shut out for eight innings by Dodger ace Orel Hershisher.
Young's single in 9th lifts Twins over O'sMINNEAPOLIS - Delmon Young's fourth hit of the night scored Michael Cuddyer in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins to a 7-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.