The first instant replay call in World Series history did more than turn a double into a home run. It changed the whole game for Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees. Rodriguez's disputed shot started a big comeback and those powerful Yankees bats finally broke loose, backing Andy Pettitte in a rain-delayed 8-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. New York leads the Series 2-1, with Game 4 tonight.
With the Yankees down three runs in the 4th, Mark Teixeira walked and A-Rod hit an opposite-field drive deep into the right-field corner. He cruised into second with an apparent double after the ball ricocheted back onto the field. Video replays, however, showed the ball struck the lens of a TV camera positioned just above the fence at the 330-foot sign. Umpires changed the call. The teams combined for six home runs in all, with Jayson Werth of the Phillies getting two.
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