Longoria, Rays beat A’s 6-5 in 10 to open doubleheader

Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria connects on an RBI single off Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea during the first inning of the second game of a scheduled baseball doubleheader Saturday, June 10, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Evan Longoria hit an RBI single in the 10th inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5 Saturday in the opener of the majors’ first regularly scheduled doubleheader since 2011.

The Rays won their fourth in a row. Oakland, which scored a run in the ninth to tie it, lost despite getting a season-high 16 hits.

Peter Bourjos led off the 10th with a single, advanced on a wild pitch by Liam Hendriks (2-1) and scored on Longoria’s third hit of the game. Austin Pruitt (5-1) won in relief.




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