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FSL Rays lose in four-run ninth

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published July 21, 2000

ST. PETERSBURG -- Jeff Sparks walked in a run with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, and James Lira allowed a two-run single to Danny Haas as the Red Sox scored four runs in the ninth to beat the Rays 7-6.

Jose Velazquez had four hits for the Rays. It was the first time for Velazquez and the fourth time for the Rays.

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