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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Baltimore Orioles

The Rays take the field for a meaningless game for the first time since the tail end of the 2009 season, having been officially eliminated around 1:15 a.m. this morning when Oakland beat Texas to clinch the last spot in the AL playoffs field.

The Rays, though, will stick with their regular lineup, manager Joe Maddon talking about the integrity of the game and wanting to "play it straight up" with the O's battling the Yankees for the AL East title.


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