Rays' Kevin Kiermaier on DL with broken hip after slide

Rays' Kevin Kiermaier on DL with broken hip after slide

Rays' Kevin Kiermaier on DL with broken hip after slide

Still, they might have lost both without another strong start by Sean Manaea. The Tampa Bay Rays have won 12 of their last 14 games when scoring more than three runs.

The right-hander lasted one inning before suffering a recurrence of the same injury that he just returned from.

-All-Star shortstop Addison Russell rejoined the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field after the team told him to take off Thursday's game against Colorado in the wake of domestic violence allegations against his wife.

"He's going to be out a while, " manager Kevin Cash said. "Sweeping a doubleheader in this league is really hard to do".

After getting a season-high 16 hits in the opener, Oakland got 16 again during Game 2.

Longoria had a walk-off single in the first game and hit his 250th career home run in the second game to snap a stretch of 10 games without a homer. Second baseman Daniel Robertson also worked out at first base Friday.

That included getting Longoria on a routine pop fly to right after the third baseman had made life hard for the A's in both ends of the doubleheader.

Longoria had two RBIs in the second game, coming on a first-inning RBI single and his 250th career homer in the sixth. Rays' Peter Bourjos scored.

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Cash said another possibility would be to shift Steven Souza Jr. to center field.

A's manager Bob Melvin in particular liked the way his second-year starter navigated his way through traffic in the seventh inning, with his pitch count approaching 100.

Andriese will have an MRI on Sunday and expects to go back on the DL. The Rays added RHP Chih-Wei Hu from Triple-A Durham per MLB's 26th-man rule. They had five straight hits in the third inning to push across three runs.

First baseman Yonder Alonso is one of the hottest hitters in the league and went 7-for-10 with two doubles on Saturday.

The last regularly scheduled doubleheader in the majors was on July 11, 2011, when the A's hosted the Angels. He left the game on crutches.

He underwent a CT scan Friday and was placed on the 10-day disabled list.

Fast forward to today, as the Rays prepare for their game against the Oakland A's, they are 31-31, in fourth place, just 5.5 games back of the division leading Yankees and only 2 games back in the Wild Card.

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