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Ben Zobrist hit an RBI single with two outs in the 13th inning and the Tampa Bay Rays won their season-best seventh straight game, beating the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Wednesday night. Zobrist lined a 1-2 pitch from Ryan Pressly (2-1) into the gap in right-center field, ending a 4-hour, 47-minute game that featured 35 strikeouts -- 19 for Rays pitchers. Tampa Bay climbed to a season-best 12 games over .500. The Rays also improved to 9-1 a stretch of 14 consecutive games against the Twins, Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros - teams with the three worst records in the American League. Minnesota has lost 10 of 11, including four straight. Cesar Ramos (2-2) got two outs, escaping a jam with runners at first and third in the 13th to get the win. Yunel Escobar singled with one out in the 13th and took second with two outs on Pressly's errant pickoff throw. After Luke Scott walked on a full count, Zobrist singled. Pedro Florimon hit a two-run, third-inning homer and Clete Thomas had ...
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