New York Mets defeat Diamondbacks 9-0

Kirk Nieuwenhuis went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBI as the New York Mets defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks, 9-0.

MLB: Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 5 (10 inn.)

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Cincinnati scored three unearned runs in the ninth to tie it Friday and Joey Votto's 10th-inning homer gave the Reds a 6-5 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Pittsburgh 3, Chicago Cubs 2

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Justin Morneau's run-scoring single in the eighth inning Sunday provided the difference in the Pittsburgh Pirates' 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Tampa Bay 3, Detroit 1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 30 (UPI) -- Jeremy Hellickson and four Tampa Bay relievers combined to stifle the Tigers to one run Sunday, staking the Rays to a 3-1 decision over Detroit.

MLB: Toronto 4, Tampa Bay 3 (10 innings)

TORONTO, May 22 (UPI) -- Jose Bautista homered twice and drove in the game-winning run with a 10th-inning single Wednesday, boosting the Toronto Blue Jays over Tampa Bay 4-3.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 4 (10 inn.)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 9 (UPI) -- Luke Scott worked a bases-loaded walk off Brad Lincoln to force in a run in the 10th inning Thursday and lift Tampa Bay over Toronto 5-4.

MLB: Toronto 6, Tampa Bay 4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 8 (UPI) -- Maicer Izturis belted a tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning Tuesday and Toronto recorded its second straight come-from-behind win over Tampa Bay, 6-4.

MLB: Tampa Bay 7, Colorado 4 (10 inn.)

DENVER, May 4 (UPI) -- Kelly Johnson's two-run blast highlighted Tampa Bay's three-run 10th inning Friday that boosted the Rays to a 7-4 win over Colorado.
Rays' Rodney is AL Comeback Player of Year

Rays' Rodney is AL Comeback Player of Year

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Fernando Rodney of Tampa Bay Friday was named American League Comeback Player of the Year and Delivery Man of the Year, an award given to baseball's top closer.

MLB: Boston 7, Tampa Bay 5

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Ryan Lavarnway collected a pair of RBI and scored the go-ahead run on a Tampa Bay error Tuesday, rallying the Boston Red Sox to a 7-5 win over the Rays.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Tampa Bay 2

BALTIMORE, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Nate McLouth singled home Manny Machado from second base with one out in the ninth inning Wednesday, giving Baltimore a 3-2 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Texas 4, Tampa Bay 2 (10 innings)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Jurickson Profar drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning Saturday and the Texas Rangers went on to defeat Tampa Bay 4-2.

MLB: Tampa Bay 7, Minnesota 3 (10 innings)

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Jeff Keppinger's 10th-inning RBI groundout Sunday put Tampa Bay ahead and the Rays went on to complete a three-game sweep of Minnesota with a 7-3 victory.

MLB: Tampa Bay 7, Toronto 1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Matt Moore and three relievers combined in a three-hitter Thursday in pacing the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays,

MLB: Tampa Bay 2, Baltimore 0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Matt Moore and four Tampa Bay relievers teamed up for an eight-hit shutout Friday and the Rays beat Baltimore 2-0 in a meeting of wild-card contenders.
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Kyle Lynn Farnsworth (born April 14, 1976, in Wichita, Kansas) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher who is currently the closer for the Tampa Bay Rays.

Farnsworth graduated from Milton High School in Milton, Georgia, in 1994. During high school, he played baseball, basketball, and football. He continued to play baseball in college at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia. Farnsworth is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon).

Farnsworth was drafted in the 47th round by the Chicago Cubs in 1994. He played for the Cubs from 1999 to 2004.

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