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Rays win 5-2, set up Game 5 on Tuesday night

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The Rays pulled off another big win by beating the Rangers 5-2 Sunday and pulled even in their best-of-five division series.

The fifth and final game is 8:07 Tuesday night at Tropicana Field, with a rematch of aces David Price and Cliff Lee.

Evan Longoria, despite still being hobbled by a strained left quad, led the way with a two-run homer and two doubles. B.J. Upton and Carlos Pena also knocked in runs as the Rays amassed 12 hits - four more than they had in the first two games combined.

Rookie Wade Davis pitched into the sixth for the victory, allowing two runs, and four relievers took it from there, with Rafael Soriano getting the final three outs.

The Rays are seeking to join the 2001 Yankees as the only teams to lose the first two games of a best-of-five postseason series at home and come back and win.

The winner of this series advances to the ALCS, and will host the wild-card Yankees starting Friday.

[Last modified: Tuesday, November 9, 2010 12:15am]

    

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