B.J. Upton (right) high-fives coach Tom Foley after he hit a walk-off homer. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
By Carter Gaddis / Special to MLB.com
Never count out Tampa Bay. Down by seven runs vs. the Indians, the Rays rallied to complete the largest comeback in team history when Ben Zobrist hit a game-tying homer in eighth and B.J. Upton slammed a walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth.
BATTING 2B: Upton, B (7, Reyes, A), Bartlett (8, Lewis). HR: Zobrist (7, 8th inning off Betancourt, R, 0 on, 0 out), Upton, B (1, 9th inning off Vizcaino, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Bartlett 2; Longoria; Upton, B 7; Crawford, C 2; Pena, C; Zobrist 4; Aybar, W. RBI: Pena, C (33), Aybar, W (5), Longoria (46), Zobrist (18), Upton, B (5). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Iwamura; Aybar, W 2. SAC: Navarro, D. Team RISP: 3-for-8. Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING SB: Upton, B 2 (11, 3rd base off Reyes, A/Martinez, V, 3rd base off Betancourt, R/Martinez, V), Crawford, C 2 (24,
2nd base off Reyes, A/Martinez, V, 2nd base off Betancourt, R/Martinez, V), Zobrist (3, 2nd base off Lewis/Martinez, V). CS: Iwamura (1, 2nd base by Betancourt, R/Martinez, V).
FIELDING E: Cormier (1, throw). Outfield assists: Upton, B (DeRosa at home).