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(Associated Press) Matt Joyce of the Tampa Bay Rays, background, pleads with umpire Tim Timmons after being picked off at second base by Minnesota Twins' shortstop Alexi Casilla, lower right, during the fifth inning Thursday in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Johnny Damon circled the bases and disappeared into a pack of teammates waiting at home plate to celebrate Tampa Bay's first home win of the season.

The Rays rallied in dramatic fashion to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 in extra innings Thursday night, scoring twice to tie it in the ninth and overcoming another deficit in the 10th to win on Damon's one-out, two-run homer to give the struggling defending AL East champions their third straight win.

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