St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - Geovany Soto and Jurickson Profar hit
back-to-back, two-out doubles in the 10th inning to lift the Texas Rangers
over the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-2, in the middle test of a three-game series at
Josh Hamilton, who hit a two-run homer earlier in the contest, was later hit
by a pitch with the bases loaded to bring in another run for Texas, which
played in extra innings for the third straight game.
Mike Adams (5-3) stranded a runner on second in the bottom of the ninth to
earn the win and Joe Nathan tossed a scoreless 10th for his 31st save of the
season as the AL West-leading Rangers won for the fifth time in seven games.
Kyle Farnsworth (1-4) surrendered the deciding runs to take the loss for the
Rays, who have lost two of their last three but still sit 1 1/2 games behind
the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees for the top spot in the AL East.
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