MLB: Tampa Bay 3, Oakland 2 (10 inn.)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 8 (UPI) -- A broken-bat single by Nick Green in the 10th inning delivered the winning run Friday night as Tampa Bay nipped Oakland, 3-2.

MLB: Tampa Bay 8, Toronto 5

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 6 (UPI) -- A three-run homer from Jorge Cantu helped Tampa Bay rally Wednesday to an 8-5 victory over Toronto.

MLB: Toronto 6, Tampa Bay 3

TAMPA BAY, Fla., April 5 (UPI) -- Shea Hillenbrand sparked a five-run sixth inning rally with a two-run single Tuesday as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 6-3.

MLB: Detroit 5, Tampa Bay 1

DETROIT, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Marcus Thames hit two home runs and Gary Knotts pitched 7 2/3 innings Saturday to give the Detroit Tigers a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay, Devil Rays.

MLB: Tampa Bay 6, Detroit 4 (2nd Game)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Toby Hall put Tampa Bay in front with a two-run double in the eighth Thursday, giving the Devil Rays a 6-4 win over Detroit and a split of a doubleheader.

MLB: Tampa Bay 7, Kansas City 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Rocco Baldelli sparked a five-run eighth with a leadoff home run Tuesday to lead Tampa Bay to a 7-4 victory over Kansas City.

MLB: Tampa Bay 6, Seattle 5

SEATTLE, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay Devil Rays completed a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners, 6-5, thanks to a go-ahead run from Geoff Blum in the top of the ninth inning.

MLB: Tampa Bay 2, Oakland 1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Jose Cruz homered to snap a sixth-inning tie Sunday and gave the Tampa Bay Devil Rays a 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics.

MLB: Tampa Bay 7, Baltimore 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 18 (UPI) -- Carl Crawford hit a two-run triple in a five-run sixth Sunday as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 7-2.
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Jorge Cantu
Team Mexico's second baseman Jorge Cantu makes an off balance play against Team Canada in the World Baseball Classic game in Phoenix, AZ on March 9, 2006. (UPI Photo/Will Powers)

Jorge Luís Cantú Guzmán (born January 30, 1982, in McAllen, Texas) is a Major League Baseball first baseman/third baseman with the San Diego Padres.

Cantú bats and throws right-handed. He was born in McAllen, Texas, and makes his home in nearby Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Cantú was spotted by a scout while playing in a Junior Olympic tournament in Mexico City while in high school, and offered a contract with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays at age 16. In 2003, Cantú played for the Mexican national team in the regional Olympic qualifying tournament. His team defeated the U.S. team, eliminating them from the 2004 summer games in Athens.

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