Pinch Hit Homerun Lifts Rays Past Yankees into American League Championship Series

San Diego (OnFocus) – David vs. Goliath. Tampa Bay and the Yankees. In a memorable Game 5, Tampa’s Mike Brousseau, undrafted in 2016, hit what proved to be the game-winner off of Yankees flamethrower Aroldis Chapman to advance Tampa the American League Championship Series.

Brousseau’s home run came on a 10 pitch at bat, and after the game, shared how amazing it felt to hit the home run that propelled the Rays to the ALCS.

Everything Game 5: Rays and Yankees – has the 10 pitch at bat, postgame comments from Brousseau, and more: CLICK HERE

Game Date Result Highlights
Gm 1 Oct. 5 NYY 9, TB 3 Watch
Gm 2 Oct. 6 TB 7, NYY 5 Watch
Gm 3 Oct. 7 TB 8, NYY 4 Watch
Gm 4 Oct. 8 NYY 5, TB 1 Watch
Gm 5 Oct. 9 TB 2, NYY 1 Watch

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David Keech
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David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]