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The New York Yankees have found that good things come in threes.
The Yankees turned a triple play for a record-tying third time this season in dramatic fashion, capping off a 2-1 victory on Sunday against the Oakland Athletics.
New York closer Aroldis Chapman was called on to protect a one-run lead in the ninth inning, but he walked the first two batters he faced.
However, Chapman got A's catcher Sean Murphy to hit a hard ground ball to third baseman Gio Urshela, who stepped on the bag for the first out and started an around-the-horn triple play to end the game.
It was MLB's first game-ending triple play since the Philadelphia Phillies did it to the New York Mets on August 23, 2009.
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Yankees' third triple play of the season ties MLB record