Baltimore wins on J.J. Hardy walk-off
Cabrera, pinch-running for Travis Snider, who led off the bottom of the ninth with a single, was still at first base with two outs. Chris Davis, who homered in the seventh to tie the game at 1-1, singled to right off Rays reliever Xavier Cedeno, advancing Cabrera to third.
Steve Geltz replaced Cedeno to face Hardy, who singled sharply to left on a 1-0 pitch for the walk-off.
Darren O’Day (1-0) vultured the win with a scoreless ninth ahead of the walk-off. Starter Miguel Gonzalez was dominant, giving up a run on three hits in eight innings of work, striking out six with no walks.
Tampa Bay starter Nate Karns was solid as well, giving up a lone hit in six scoreless innings, striking out seven and walking two.
Brandon Gomes (1-2) took the loss in relief.
Steven Souza homered in the second for Tampa to give the Rays the early lead.
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