Yunel Escobar hit a go-ahead solo homer in the seventh inning and Ben Zobrist added a two-run blast later in the frame, as the Rays rallied past the Twins 7-4 in the first-of-four at Tropicana Field. Justin Morneau hit a solo shot and Aaron Hicks went 4-for-4 with two runs scored for the Twins, who have dropped eight-of-nine. The series continues tonight.
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