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Rays v Mariners - September 6th

Smoak keeps slumping Rays spiraling

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    Starting pitcher Alex Cobb #53 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma #18 of the Seattle Mariners pitches in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Dustin Ackley #13 of the Seattle Mariners beats out a single as first baseman James Loney #21 of the Tampa Bay Rays falls over after stretching to make the catch in the third inning at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Fans duck for cover as the bat of Kendrys Morales of the Seattle Mariners goes flying into the stands on a strikeout to end the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Raul Ibanez #28 of the Seattle Mariners rounds the bases after hitting a home run in the fourth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Franklin Gutierrez #21 of the Seattle Mariners steals second base against shortstop Yunel Escobar #11 of the Tampa Bay Rays in the third inning at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Ben Zobrist #18 of the Tampa Bay Rays is congratulated by teammates after scoring on a wild pitch in the third inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma #18 of the Seattle Mariners pitches in the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Alex Cobb #53 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma #18 of the Seattle Mariners reacts after giving up an RBI single to Jose Molina of the Tampa Bay Rays in the sixth inning at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma #18 of the Seattle Mariners is removed from the game by manager Eric Wedge #22 in the sixth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Starting pitcher Alex Cobb #53 of the Tampa Bay Rays reacts after giving up an RBI single to Franklin Gutierrez of the Seattle Mariners in the third inning at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Center fielder Desmond Jennings #8 of the Tampa Bay Rays leaps to catch an RBI sacrifice fly by Kyle Seager of the Seattle Mariners in the first inning at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Center fielder Desmond Jennings #8 of the Tampa Bay Rays misplays a ball off the bat of Kyle Seager of the Seattle Mariners in the eighth inning at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Abraham Almonte #36 of the Seattle Mariners is congratulated by Kyle Seager #15 after scoring in the eighth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners defeated the Rangers 6-4. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Closing pitcher Danny Farquhar #40 of the Seattle Mariners is congratulated by catcher Mike Zunino #3 after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Right fielder Wil Myers #9 of the Tampa Bay Rays dives for a two-run double by Justin Smoak of the Seattle Mariners in the eighth inning at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Executive director Norihisa Mizuguchi of the Hyogo Business and Cultural Center in Seattle, throws out the ceremonial first pitch as Consul General Masahiro Omura looks on prior to the game between the Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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    Delmon Young #15 of the Tampa Bay Rays rounds the bases after hitting a home run in the second inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 6, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)