Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Yunel Escobar drove in three runs, including
a go-ahead RBI double in the top of the 11th inning as the Tampa Bay Rays
edged the Houston Astros, 7-5, in the finale of a four-game series.
With Josh Fields (0-1) pitching for the Astros, Jose Lobaton walked to begin
the inning and advanced to second on a passed ball. Escobar then ripped an RBI
double to right to give the Rays the lead. He later scored on a wild pitch
thrown by Wesley Wright.
Jamey Wright (2-1) pitched a scoreless 10th to pick up the win and Fernando
Rodney notched his 18th save.
The Rays have won five of their last six games.
Brett Wallace went 3-for-5 with two home runs and four RBI. Jake Elmore drove
in the other run for the Astros, who have lost eight of 10.
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