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Rays Vs. Athletics Score Update: Oakland Leads Tampa Bay 3-2 After Four Innings

The Tampa Bay Rays trail the Oakland Athletics by a score of 2-1 after four innings at Tropicana Field on Saturday night.

The A's got on the scoreboard in the early goings after right fielder Josh Reddick homered to deep right field in the first inning. Since, they've punched in runs in the third and fourth innings.

The Rays' starter, Jeremy Hellickson, was pulled after tossing 102 pitches in 3 2/3 innings, which marks the shortest outing of his career. Tampa Bay, trailed 3-1 in the middle of the fourth inning, but pulled within one after Ben Zobrist went deep to center field in the bottom half of the inning.

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