Tampa defeated the Oakland A's last night at Tropicana Field by a final score of 7-2.
The Rays David Price struck out 12 batters in his eight innings on the mound and continued his dominance so far in the season raising his win/loss record to 5-1.
The AL East leading Rays (19-8) will look to continue their winning ways over the A's (13-14) in Game 2 of their three game series with Oakland tonight at 7:10 P.M. EST.
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