Rays use four-run 9th to outlast Orioles

BY foxsports • May 14, 2009

Troy Percival watched the Tampa Bay Rays erupt for four ninth-inning runs and knew he wouldn't be pitching in a save situation. Then the veteran closer felt stronger than he had in two years, only to almost cough up a lopsided lead.

Willie Aybar hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the sixth inning and Tampa Bay beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Wednesday night.

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