ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- It was difficult, but the AL West-leading Houston Astros won their first series at Tampa Bay in nearly a decade.
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Four-run sixth pushes Rays past Astros ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Houston Astros got two solo home runs early, but the Tampa Bay Rays answered with seven straight batters reaching base in a four-run sixth, pulling out a 6-3 win on Saturday night at Tropicana Field. It's the seventh come-from-behind