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MLB: Tampa Bay 13, Miami 4

June 10, 2012 at 12:00 AM   |   Comments

MIAMI, June 9 (UPI) -- Ben Zobrist led a 14-hit Tampa Bay attack with a pair of two-run homers Saturday, powering the Rays' 13-4 interleague rout of Miami.

Zobrist ended with three hits and four runs scored, while Elliot Johnson went 4-for-5 with three RBI for the Rays, who clinched their three-game series at Marlins Park.

Jose Molina drove in three runs as Tampa Bay retained its half-game lead in the American League East.

Matt Moore (3-5) struck out nine over six innings to earn the victory, allowing four runs on five hits while walking two.

Marlins starter Carlos Zambrano (4-4) lasted only 2 1/3 innings, coughing up seven runs on five hits and three walks.

Justin Ruggiano blasted a three-run homer for the Marlins, who dropped their fifth straight.

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