It had been a while. As in 0-for-21. But Corey Dickerson came through Thursday, the Rays win 4-1.

And with Seattle falling later, believe it or not the Rays -- as horrid as the offense has been of late -- are back tied for the 2nd Wild Card.

Here's the Dickerson homer, and below it, hey thanks Mike Trout! 

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We went over the importance of the win Friday during the first half hour.