The Boston Red Sox thought they were on the cusp of stealing a vital win from the Tampa Bay Rays. Mitch Moreland hit a solo shot in the top of the 11th to give Boston a lead, but when turning the ball over to Josh Smith, the Sox's 11th pitcher of the night, he couldn't get the job done. With a runner on second, rookie first baseman Nate Lowe came to the plate. He swung a bit late on Smith's offering, but he managed to muscle the opposite field shot over the wall for a walk-off home run.
You could tell from the look on his face that he wasn't sure if the ball would leave the yard, but it scraped over the wall, giving the Rays the much-needed win in extra innings.
The win keeps Tampa very much alive in the Wild Card race, as their 92 wins slots them one game ahead of the Indians, who lost to the Phillies on Saturday night.