Orioles dazed after stunning loss in Game 3 to Yankees

Orioles relief pitcher Jim Johnson appears stunned after

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Orioles relief pitcher Jim Johnson appears stunned after giving up a game-tying home run to Raul Ibanez in the 9th inning of ALDS Game 3 at Yankee Stadium. (Oct. 10, 2012) (Credit: David Pokress)

It was supposed to be their strength.

The Orioles' bullpen got them to the AL wild-card game, and got them to their first playoff appearance in 15 years. Now, it's got them one game from elimination after Raul IbaƱez rocked them for home runs in the ninth and 12th innings to give the Yankees a 3-2 come-from-behind victory in Game 3 of the ALDS.

It was the most improbable of collapses...

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