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Longoria homers, drives in 2 as Rays and Orioles play to 6-6 tie in 10 innings


PORT CHARLOTTE, Florida — Evan Longoria hit his third homer of the spring and drove two runs as the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles played to a 6-6 tie in 10 innings Monday.

Alejandro De Aza had two RBIs for Baltimore.

For the second time in three days, Orioles manager Buck Showalter used a minor league pitcher against an American League East opponent.

Zach Davies started instead of Wei-Yin Chen, who pitched a minor league game. Chen is scheduled to start against the Rays on opening day.

Davies allowed one run on five hits in 3 1-3 innings.

Matt Andriese trying for a spot on the injury-riddled Tampa Bay staff, gave up five runs on eight hits in three innings.

Joey Butler hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning to tie the score.

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