Ibañez's 2-run homer in ninth ties it, single in 12th wins it

Raul Ibanez celebrates his game-tying home run with

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Raul Ibanez celebrates his game-tying home run with Nick Swisher in a game against the Boston Red Sox. (Oct. 2, 2012) (Credit: Getty)

Somehow, the Yankees stayed in the driver's seat for the AL East title. And they have Raul Ibañez to thank.

Trailing by two going into the ninth Tuesday night against the Red Sox, the 40-year-old Ibañez, already with his share of big, late-inning hits this season, came up with another one.

Two, actually.

He hit a pinch-hit, two-run homer off Andrew Bailey to tie it at 3 in...

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