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Vazquez's 3-run HR in 9th lifts Red Sox over Indians 12-10

Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez, right, is doused with water by Hanley Ramirez after his walk-off, three-run home run in the bottom of ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indian at Fenway Park, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, in Boston. The Red Sox won, 12-10. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Christian Vazquez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox pulled off the final rally of a wild game Tuesday night, beating the Cleveland Indians 12-10 despite an astonishing catch by center fielder Austin Jackson.

In the fifth inning, Jackson robbed Hanley Ramirez of a leadoff homer with a leaping grab in the right-center triangle at Fenway Park. Jackson reached way above the wall and tumbled head over heels into the Red Sox bullpen, steadying himself by holding onto the fence with his right arm. Following a soft landing, Jackson stood up and showed umpires he indeed had the ball, to the amazement of players on both sides.

A replay review confirmed Jackson held on for the catch.

Cleveland, which tied it on Fancisco Lindor's leadoff homer in the top of the ninth and added a run on a wild pitch, blew the lead for the third and last time in the bottom of the ninth in a game the Indians led 5-0 after two innings.

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