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Rays 4, Orioles 1

Rays drop Orioles into wild-card game

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Evan Longoria’s flair for the dramatic on the final night of the season ended Baltimore’s bid to force a one-game tiebreaker for the AL East title.

Instead, the Orioles were left to begin their first playoff appearance in 15 years on the road against two-time defending league champion Texas.

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