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Ex-Bulls join Tampa’s post-season roster; Rays win Game 1 behind two Longoria homers

Posted by on Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 6:33 PM

The Tampa Bay Rays got off to a fast start in Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Chicago White Sox, behind two record-setting home runs by rookie phenom Evan Longoria. The Rays prevailed, 6-4.

Longoria, who began this season in Durham (albeit briefly), became the first rookie to hit two home runs in his first two post-season at-bats. The only other, non-rookie, player to accomplish the feat? Minnesota's Gary Gaetti, who is now the Bulls' batting coach.

We've got more over on our sports blog, Triangle Offense.

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