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    Rangers look ahead to game five after losing on Sunday to the Tampa Bay Rays in the ALDS. (Published Tuesday, Oct 12, 2010)

    Evan Longoria snapped out of his postseason slump with a homer and two doubles, Carlos Pena had a pair of extra-base hits and the Tampa Bay Rays escaped elimination again with a 5-2 victory Sunday over the Texas Rangers.

    After losing the first two games of the AL division series at home, the Rays won both games in Texas to force a deciding Game 5 on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field. Rangers ace left-hander Cliff Lee faces 19-game winner David Price on Tuesday in a rematch of Game 1 starters.

    Game Five Battle for Rangers

    [DFW TEXAS RANGERS] Game Five Battle for Rangers
    Rangers look ahead to game five after losing on Sunday to the Tampa Bay Rays in the ALDS. (Published Tuesday, Oct 12, 2010)

    Tampa Bay, the AL's best team in the regular season, is trying to become the only team other than the 2001 New York Yankees to advance to a league championship series after losing the first two division series games at home.