Found September 15, 2012 on Fox Sports Florida:
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The Tampa Bay Rays are trying to make the chase for the AL East title more than a two-team race. James Shields hopes to continue his recent overall success by avoiding a sixth straight losing start in the Bronx on Saturday as the Rays continue their series with the New York Yankees. Tampa Bay (78-66) was just swept in a three-game set at Baltimore and had lost four of its previous six at Yankee Stadium before David Price threw seven strong innings and his teammates scored three times in the fifth en route to a 6-4 win Friday. "That was a big game for us, facing CC (Sabathia) and that lineup," said Price, who became the AL's first 18-game winner. "We were up to the task." The Yankees (81-63) remained tied atop the East thanks to the Orioles' loss in Oakland, while the Rays pulled to within three of the division's co-leaders. Though Tampa Bay has struggled to consistently score runs this season, it's averaged 5.0 while winning six of its last e...
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