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Yankees ace Tanaka allows 4 homers in an inning against Rays

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka has given up four home runs in the same inning against Tampa Bay.

Tanaka was staked to a 7-0 lead entering the bottom of the third Wednesday night when the barrage of four solo homers stated on a leadoff drive by Bobby Wilson. After Tanaka got two consecutive outs, Evan Longoria, Brad Miller and Corey Dickerson hit three consecutive shots.

The four home runs in an inning set a Tampa Bay team record.

Tanaka started play leading the AL with 2.97 ERA.

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