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Rays Win, Gain 1/2 Game on Red Sox

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Ben Zobrist (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Ben Zobrist (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Tampa Bay Rays were nine games off the AL wild-card lead following a 3-2 loss to Baltimore on September 2. They have since shaved six games off the deficit by winning eight of their last nine, including Monday’s 5-2 triumph against the Orioles.

Ben Zobrist had three hits and three RBIs to help the Rays pull within three games of the wild card-leading Boston Red Sox.

B.J. Upton doubled twice and walked twice to set a Rays record by reaching base in nine straight plate appearances. Jeff Niemann pitched into the eighth inning of Tampa Bay’s fifth consecutive win.

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