On September 10, 2011 — The Rays are also making a playoff push, beating the Red Sox, 6 – 5, to cut another game off their lead in the Wild Card race. Rays closer Jeff Farnsworth suffers a blown save when he gives up back-to-back homers to Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Jacoby Ellsbury with one out in the 9th inning to tie the game at 5-all. Farnsworth then issues a double to Dustin Pedroia and walks Adrian Gonzalez, but Cesar Ramos then steps in to get the Rays out of the jam. In the bottom of the 11th, the Rays win the game when Desmond Jennings hits a lead-off triple and Evan Longoria drives him in with a single.


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