Evan Longoria (right) celebrates his two-run homer on Monday night. (Ben Margot/AP)
By Rick Eymer / Special to MLB.com
Evan Longoria's two-run homer in the top of the 13th lifted the Rays to an extra-inning win over the A's in the series opener in Oakland. Eric Hinske hit a two-run homer, his eighth of the season, in the fifth inning to get the scoring started for Tampa Bay.
a-Grounded out for Bowen in the 10th. 1-Ran for Cust in the 8th. 2-Ran for Thomas in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Brown, E (6, Hammel). 3B: Barton (3, Percival). HR: Thomas 2 (5, 1st inning off Shields, 1 on, 2 out; 6th inning off Shields, 0 on, 2 out), Brown, E (5, 2nd inning off Shields, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Thomas 9; Sweeney, R 2; Brown, E 6; Barton 3; Suzuki; Petit. RBI: Thomas 3 (24), Brown, E (34), Sweeney, R (20), Barton (17). 2-out RBI: Thomas 3; Sweeney, R; Barton. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Brown, E; Hannahan; Petit; Suzuki. S: Suzuki. Team LOB: 8.