NEW YORK -- Addison Reed knew Yankee Stadium's reputation for swallowing up easy flys for home runs. He also knew Derek Jeter had a knack for coming through in the clutch.
So when Jeter sent a sharp liner to right field, the White Sox closer hoped the ball would stay in the park and that Alex Rios would have space to make the catch.
Rios did, with no room to spare. Rios banged into the wall as he made the catch, just 314 feet from home, to end the Chicago White Sox's 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday night.
"When it landed in his glove," Reed said, "I was a happy man."
Dayan Viciedo gave the White Sox a 4-3 lead with a three-run homer off David Robertson in the ninth inning after a throwing error, and Reed held on for the AL Central-leading White Sox's sixth win in eight games.
Viciedo's homer was set up by reliever Clay Rapada's wild toss to second base on a potential double-play ball.
"It's a tough way to lose a game, but it's a physical error and it's going to happen and you've just got to put it behind you," manager Joe Girardi said.
With closer Rafael Soriano not available after earning saves in four of the last five games, the Yankees had their five-game winning streak end.
Other than Alejandro De Aza, who homered and had four hits, the White Sox were unable to muster much against the Yankees' de facto ace Ivan Nova into the eighth. Minus Soriano, Chicago improved