Boof Bonser pitched six strong innings and Torii Hunter hit his sixth home run of the season, but it was all for naught as the Twins' bullpen allowed three runs in the extra-innings loss. Joe Nathan struggled again, allowing three hits and two runs in the ninth. Matt Guerrier allowed the winning run in the 10th inning when Ben Zobrist scored on a fielder's choice.
The Rays saved their big hits for the late innings, scoring twice with two outs in the ninth to tie the game at 3, and then scoring the winning run in the bottom of the 10th. Ty Wigginton and Carl Crawford each had three hits, and starter Jae Seo pitched six effective innings. Seo allowed only two runs while striking out three.
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