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Rays fend off Red Sox

The Tampa Bay Rays held off a ninth-inning rally to defeat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Thursday afternoon in the series finale at Fenway Park.

Boston won the game as -150 favorites, while the seven runs fell UNDER the posted over/under (8.5).

Evan Longoria led the Rays with a two-run homer, while Matt Joyce and Shawn Riggans also went deep. Matt Garza picked up the win, allowing one run off four hits in seven innings of work.

Kevin Youkilis had three hits and scored twice for the Red Sox. Daisuke Matsuzaka gave up four runs off nine hits over 5 1-3 innings in the loss.