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MLB: Tampa Bay 7, Miami 6

May 28, 2013 at 11:32 PM   |   Comments

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 28 (UPI) -- Desmond Jennings drove in Kelly Johnson with the game-winning run in the ninth Tuesday and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied for a 7-6 interleague win over Miami.

Tampa Bay trailed 6-5 in the eighth but forged a tie when Yunel Escobar delivered a two-out, run-scoring single against Mike Dunn (1-1).

Then in the ninth, Johnson led off with an infield hit and Evan Longoria singled him to second.

Two outs later, Chad Qualls took the mound and Jennings (3-for-4) greeted him by ripping an opposite-field hit to right for the walk-off winner.

Fernando Rodney (2-2) earned the decision with a 1-2-3 top of the ninth for the Rays, who won a second straight in their four-game, home-and-home interleague rivalry series with the Marlins.

Scott finished with three hits and Jose Lobaton stroked a two-run double in the victory.

Chris Coghlan smacked a solo homer and added a two-run triple for Miami.

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