Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 6/29/12
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay's Desmond Jennings homered twice and David Price outpitched Justin Verlander to become the AL's first 11-game winner with a 4-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. The Rays beat the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner for the second time this season, ending a four-game skid in which they played sloppy defense and struggled to score runs. Price (11-4) allowed two runs and five hits before leaving the game because of what the Rays described as lower back tightness after seven innings. The hard-throwing lefty threw 78 pitches, struck out seven and walked one. Price has won three straight decisions, five of six overall -- the lone setback coming when the Rays were one-hit by R.A. Dickey on June 13.
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