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Rays rally late to chase Lee, Rangers

Some highlights (or lowlights) from Monday's games:

AMERICAN LEAGUE

• The Rays had five hits off Cliff Lee in the 8th inning. Entering Monday, hitters had been 4-21 in the 8th inning against Lee since he joined the Rangers.

• Lee also allowed four earned runs in the 8th inning against Tampa Bay. Entering the game, Lee had allowed a total of four earned runs in the 8th inning this season in 15.1 innings.

• Lee is now 2-4 in eight starts with a 3.92 ERA against the AL East this year (8-2, 2.06 ERA in his other 13 starts). The Rangers have lost five of the eight games Lee has started.

• Monday was the fifth game in 2010 that Carlos Pena had a go-ahead RBI in the 7th inning or later.

FROM THE ELIAS SPORTS BUREAU: Monday's 3-1 Yankees loss to Detroit was the longest 9-inning game of the season with four or fewer runs in the game (3 hours, 48 minutes).

Derek Jeter grounded into a double play with the bases loaded to end the Yankees' 3-1 loss to the Tigers. It was the fifth time he's grounded into a double play to end a game in his career, the first since 2005. It was also the first time he's done it with the bases loaded. Jeter is now 1-12 with the bases loaded this season (.083 BA). That's the second-worst BA with the bases loaded this season in the American League.

• The Orioles won 5-4 in 11 innings. It was their 10th walk-off win of the season, tied with the Padres for the most in MLB. The O's have just 42 wins, but 11 of them have come in extra innings.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

• The Braves' 4-3 come-from-behind win over the Dodgers was their 20th last at-bat win in 2010, the most in MLB.

• Dodgers now have six losses this season when leading after eight innings -- the most in the National League, passing the Brewers and Diamondbacks.

• Dodgers reliever Hong-Chih Kuo has now allowed seven runs this season, and all of them have come on the road.

Chad Billingsley has not allowed a home run in his last 81.1 innings. That's the second longest active streak in MLB behind the Twins' Francisco Liriano (95.1).

• The Padres are 70-47, the first time in franchise history (since 1969) that they are the first National League team to win 70 games.

• Trade deadline pickup James McDonald now has a 2.55 ERA in three starts with the Pirates. Pittsburgh rookie Pedro Alvarez has 14 RBI in his last 12 games.