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Twins Swept By Rays

Luke Scott and Evan Longoria hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning to break up a 1-1 game as the Rays beat the Twins 4-3 at Tropicana Field.  Mike Pelfrey allowed three runs in six frames to fall to 4-and-7 for Minnesota.  Jamie Carroll had an RBI single in the sixth and Joe Mauer  singled in two in the eighth for the Twins, who have dropped 11 of their last 12.

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