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Eduardo Escobar leads Twins to 10-6 win over Rays

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Eduardo Escobar had three hits and three RBIs, Brian Dozier and Ehire Adrianza both homered, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 10-6 on Wednesday. Minnesota ended a three-game skid streak and moved into a tie with the Los Angeles Angels for the second AL wild-card spot.

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Corey Dickerson leads Rays to 11-4 rout of Twins

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Corey Dickerson hit his 26th home run and also doubled twice, powering the Tampa Bay Rays past the Minnesota Twins 11-4 Monday night to tighten the AL wild-card race. The Twins’ lead for the second wild-card spot was trimmed to a half-game by the Angels.

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Back-to-back homers lead Rays over Twins in 15 innings

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Evan Longoria and Logan Morrison hit back-to-back homers in the 15th inning, Steven Souza Jr. drove in the tying run with a single with two outs in the ninth, and the Tampa Bay Rays outlasted the Minnesota Twins 8-6 Sunday in a game that took nearly 6 1/2 hours. At 6 hours, 26 minutes, it was the longest game in the eight-season history of Target Field. The longest game in Twins history lasted 6:36, a 17-inning marathon at Cleveland in…

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Rays beat Twins 5-2; Chris Archer fans 11

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Chris Archer struck out 11 while pitching into the eighth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays hit three home runs in a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Archer (4-3) gave up two runs and five hits in 7 2/3 innings and reached double digits in strikeouts for the fourth time in five May starts. Logan Morrison, Kevin Kiermaier and Steven Souza Jr. all went deep, and Alex Colome got four outs for his 13th save, winning…

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The long fall of All-Star MVP Carl Crawford

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The 2009 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was a landmark event for the Tampa Bay Rays. When the game began on July 14, no fewer than 12 men sitting in the American League dugout were wearing Rays’ uniforms. Five of those were players while the other seven included Manager Joe Maddon and his entire six-man coaching staff. Maddon was the manager – the first and only from Tampa Bay – because the Rays were defending American League Champions. None of…

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