The story book ending was put on hold even as The Cisco Kid tied the game in the bottom of the ninth 2-2 with his second home run of the year.
We probably lost the game in the Yankees eighth when Robbie Cano and Kevin Youkilis both struck out after Vernon Wells walked to load the bases.
An old buddy Eric Chavez led the extra inning Diamondback win in the 12th inning.
New York failed to complete a three-game sweep after learning captain Derek Jeter again fractured his left ankle and will be sidelined until after the BtB reunion.
It was a very strange night that included a pair of catcher’s interference calls against Cervelli and a bases-loaded hit batter that wasn’t because Robinson Cano swung at strike three.