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Extra Innings

John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics slides safely under the tag of Chris Stewart #19 of the New York Yankees to score on a hit by Seth Smith #15 of the Oakland Athletics in the third inning at Coliseum on June 13, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Analysis: A’s, Yanks Became Latest Teams Across The Majors Pushed To Extra Innings

Josh Reddick rushed out of the ballpark, more eager than ever to get home from yet another extra-long work day. Extra innings, that is. And a lot of them. There were three extra-innings games Thursday alone – each lasting at least 13 innings – to bring the season total to 110.


Emmanuel Burriss #2 of the San Francisco Giants, right, is welcomed into the dugout after scoring the winning run during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on July 17, 2011 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Suicide Squeeze In 11th Lifts Giants Over Padres

Chris Stewart drove in the go-ahead run with a suicide squeeze in the 11th inning, then pounced on a bunt moments later to start a slick double play that helped the San Francisco Giants hold off the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Sunday.

CBS San Francisco–07/17/2011

Hideki Matsui #55 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he hit a walk off home run to win the game in the tenth inning against the Texas Rangers (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Matsui’s 10th-Inning Blast Lifts A’s Past Rangers

Hideki Matsui hit the first pitch of the 10th inning from Darren Oliver into the right-field seats for a game-winning home run, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday.

CBS San Francisco–05/02/2011