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SINGAPORE -- Felipe Aguilar thought a birdie on the final hole might give him a chance to win. He did one better Sunday by holing out a pitching wedge from 142 yards for eagle, capping a remarkable 28 on the back nine to win The Championship at Laguna National. Aguilar closed with a 10-under 62 and wound up winning by one shot over Anders Hansen of Denmark and American David Lipsky, who were two groups behind and couldnt catch him. "Yesterday I thought I had no chance," Aguilar said. "Today I said to my caddie on the 17th after I made a birdie, If we can make a birdie on 18 we can put some pressure on the leader, and he said What about making a 2? I said to him the way I had been hitting the ball I could well do 2 and I did. Its very, very special." The flagstick was to the left toward the water on the 18th green. Aguilars pitching wedge landed about a yard short of the hole and rolled into the centre of the cup. Hansen, who shared the 54-hole lead, was the last player who had a chance to force a playoff with Aguilar, who finished at 22-under 266. Hansen failed to birdie the 17th or 18th hole and wound up with a 67. Hansen, who recently returned to the tour after a six-month layoff due to wrist surgery, had led by three shots after a birdie on the 12th hole but struggled on the final holes with a bogey on the 16th to fall out of a share of the lead, and two pars at the finish. "What can you say? I heard (Aguilar) finished 2-2. Its just one of those days," Hansen said. "Its just really, really disappointing." Lipsky also tried to keep pace with three birdies on his back nine, but he fell just short of capturing his first European Tour title. "I was still trying to give it a run even on the last hole," he said. "I was still trying to do everything I can to win." Aguilar started the day four shots back in a tie for seventh, but started to climb into contention with four straight birdies to start the back nine. After a birdie on the par-5 15th, he then sank a 10-footer for another birdie on the 17th and holed his approach shot for eagle on the 18th. "I got a bit lucky," he said. "I hit one of my best shots on 17 and then again on 18." The Chilean, whos been dealing with a sore wrist he injured while mountain biking, won for just the second time on the European Tour, his previous title coming in Indonesia in 2008. "Its been a bit of a drought for six years. Ive lost a couple of times in play-offs and had a couple of top-3s and top-5s, but never was able to get the round going on the last day, so it is nice to finally do it," he said. Hansen was aiming for his first title since the Joburg Open in 2009. He was playing in just his fourth event since surgery last year and was coming off a tie for fifth last week in the China Open. 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David DeJesus homered and Matt Joyce hit a go-ahead RBI single as the Rays rallied in the ninth inning against Seattle closer Fernando Rodney to beat the Mariners 2-1 on Tuesday night. "We needed a win, period," Price said. "Whether it was a blowout or a game like that." Tampa Bay had been reeling, coming in having lost five of six. Price (4-3) was also trying to turn things around, having lost his last two decisions. Before the game he watched highlights from his 2012 Cy Young-winning season and he changed up his uniform for the game, going with high socks for the first time since he played for Triple-A Durham in 2009. "Figured I needed to switch it up a little bit, and I guess it worked," Price said. Price kept the Mariners off balance most of the night, allowing one run and six hits in his second complete game this season. Eight of his 12 strikeouts came on called third strikes. "David dominated it. 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Tampa Bays only other hit off Iwakuma was Joyces single to lead off the eighth, but Iwakuma finished off that inning — and his night — with a called strikeout of Wil Myers with the runner stranded on first. It was the second straight eight-inning shutout outing for Iwakuma, who has now thrown 24 straight scoreless innings at home dating to last season. He didnt get the chance to try for his first career complete game, though, as Rodney came on and ended up with his second blown save. "Kuma was out of gas," Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said. "Ive got one of the best closers in the game. This guys going to save a lot of games for us, it just didnt go his way tonight." NOTES: Before the game, Maddon said he was encouraging his players to use old-school cologne for the game in an effort to shake the team out of its slump. "Aroma matters," he said. Maddon added that he hoped the smells would conjure up warm memories of the players fathers. 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