Figueroa's 2B in 9th leads Rays past Red Sox 1-0 (Yahoo Sports)

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Last Updated: 23 May 2014
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Tampa Bay Rays starter Chris Archer pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, May 23, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Cole Figueroa's first big league RBI was a big one. Figueroa had a pinch-hit, run-scoring double in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 1-0 victory against the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. ''It was kind of last minute,'' said Figueroa, who was told by bench coach Dave Martinez about the upcoming at-bat. ''Davey came over and said 'If the righty comes in, we're going to pinch hit, and you're going to go up and win the game for us.''' Desmond Jennings drew a one-out walk in the ninth off Andrew Miller (1-3).


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