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MLB: Tampa Bay 6, Detroit 5

May 28, 2007 at 11:46 PM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 28 (UPI) -- Elijah Dukes hit a two-run single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth Monday as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays rallied to beat Detroit, 6-5.

With Tampa Bay trailing, 5-4, Delmon Young led off the bottom of the ninth with a single off Todd Jones (1-2). Akinori Iwamura then singled, and Josh Wilson sacrificed the runners to second and third for pinch-hitter Greg Norton.

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The Tigers walked Norton to load the bases for Dukes.

Edwin Jackson worked six innings, giving up three runs on eight hits, while striking out nine.

Gary Glover (2-2) pitched two scoreless innings for the win.

Gary Sheffield and Craig Monroe homered for the Tigers, who have lost four straight.

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