Monday, September 30, 2013

Rays roll over Rangers in tiebreaker game

David Price pitched a seven-hitter and Evan Longoria shined offensively in the Tampa Bay Rays' 5-2 win over the Texas Rangers in Monday's American League wild-card tiebreaker.

The Rays will play at Cleveland on Wednesday in the AL wild-card game.

Price (10-8) recorded his fourth complete game with one walk and four strikeouts. Longoria hit a two-run home run in the third inning, doubled, singled and walked for the Rays.

Both the Rays and Rangers finished with a 91-71 record to force Monday's tiebreaker. Wednesday's winner starts a best-of-5 series at Boston on Friday.

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