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Rays Roundup: Red-hot Upton Carries Offense

In the edition of Rays Roundup: B.J. Upton is red-hot and giving the Rays offense some much needed punch, James Shields has a seven inning start for the first time since April 21, new infielder Drew Sutton hits clean-up for the first time in his career and closer Kyle Farnsworth is throwing off a mound. All of that and more inside.

INSIDE PITCH Red-hot Upton carries offense CF B.J. Upton has had hot streaks before. But now he's coming through when the Rays really need him. Upton was the star of the day Wednesday with a walk-off double that scored Rich Thompson with the decisive run in a 5-4 12-inning victory. That capped a big week for Upton, who is hitting .448 (13-for-29) over his last seven games with two... Recommended Stories

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