Cabrera doubles in 2 in 9th as Rays beat A's 5-4

Aug 23, 2015 2:29 AM by Ross Field

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Asdrubal Cabrera hit a two-run double in the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Saturday night.

The Rays managed just five hits off A's starter Sonny Gray before coming back to win for the first time this season when trailing going into the ninth.

Daniel Nava, a replacement after James Loney was ejected, drew a one-out walk against switch-pitcher Pat Venditte (0-2). Logan Forsythe followed with a double that moved pinch-runner Tim Beckham to third.

Cabrera, who hit a solo home run in the seventh, then lined the first pitch from Drew Pomeranz down the right field line to drive in Nava and Forsythe.

John Jaso and Forsythe also homered for the Rays, who have won the first two games of this series by two runs total.

Alex Colome (6-4) recorded six outs for the win.

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