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Big inning powers Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays scored five runs in the second inning and went on to defeat the LA Angels 9-5 Wednesday night at Tropicana Field.

Tampa Bay won the game as -130 favorites, while the 14 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (9).

Willy Aybar hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs for the Rays. Lance Cormier threw just over two innings of scoreless relief to earn the victory.

Chone Figgins went 2-for-4 at the plate with two RBIs for the Angels. John Lackey gave up nine runs off 11 hits over five innings in the loss.