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Evan Longoria homered twice. Matt Moore pitched impressively into the seventh inning. From Desmond Jennings to Yunel Escobar, there were contributions throughout the Tampa Bay lineup. That's how manager Joe Maddon imagined this pesky club would perform all year. ''That's the way it's supposed to look like,'' Maddon said after the Rays sent the New York Yankees to their seventh loss in nine game, 8-3 Thursday night. Longoria reached 500 career RBIs with a sacrifice fly in the third inning. He connected against Andy Pettitte (5-5) leading off the sixth and again off Joba Chamberlain to open the eighth. Escobar hit a two-run shot off Boone Logan later in the eighth as the Rays' won a second straight after losing six of seven. ''We've had some tough losses in the past week but the guys hung in there really well,'' Maddon said. ''It's going to be the roller coaster AL East all summer.'' Tampa Bay had 14 hits after amassing 15 in a 6-2 win over Boston on Wednesday night. The 24-yea...
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