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Box > Tampa Bay 7, Detroit 4
Rays shine like gold in Motown
Rocco Baldelli and Matt Diaz each drove in two runs, and John Halama threw five solid innings as the Devil Rays won their team-record 70th game to close out the season.
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Matt Diaz leaps, but is unable to snag Brandon Inge's home run in the fourth inning. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Nook Logan and Omar Infante each tripled to spark a ninth-inning rally, but the Tigers fell just short after bringing the tying run to the plate in Sunday afternoon's season finale.
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Tampa Bay (70-91)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 7, Detroit 4  
Detroit (72-90)
Lost 1
October 3, 2004
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
1 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0   7 11 0
Detroit
0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2   4 12 3
Standings through 10/3/04  |  Gameday  |  Devil Rays Stats  |  Tigers Stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lugo, SS5220012.275
Upton, DH5110022.258
Baldelli, CF4122010.280
Huff, 1B3111111.297
Cruz, RF4121002.242
Cantu, 2B4000025.301
Diaz, M, LF3112010.190
Rolls, LF1000010.162
Hall, C4010011.255
Blum, 3B4011001.215
Totals37711711014 

BATTING
2B: Baldelli (27, Robertson), Lugo (41, Ennis).
3B: Diaz, M (1, Robertson).
TB: Lugo 3; Upton; Baldelli 3; Huff; Cruz 2; Diaz, M 3; Hall; Blum.
RBI: Baldelli 2 (74), Blum (35), Huff (104), Cruz (78), Diaz, M 2 (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cruz, Blum, Cantu 2.
SF: Baldelli.
GIDP: Lugo, Cantu.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lugo (21, 2nd base off Robertson/Inge).

FIELDING
DP: (Lugo-Huff).

 
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Infante, SS5021002.264
Higginson, RF5000015.246
Monroe, LF4010001.293
White, DH3010000.270
a-Thames, PH-DH1000010.255
Pena, 1B3000012.241
Shelton, 1B1000000.196
Inge, C4121000.287
Munson, 3B3000011.212
Smith, 3B1110000.239
Raburn, 2B4120002.138
Logan, CF4131001.278
Totals3841230414 

a-Struck out for White in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: Logan (2, Carter), Infante (9, Carter).
HR: Inge (13, 4th inning off Halama, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Infante 4; Monroe; White; Inge 5; Smith; Raburn 2; Logan 5.
RBI: Inge (64), Logan (10), Infante (55).
2-out RBI: Inge, Logan, Infante.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena 2, Logan, Monroe, Higginson 2.
GIDP: Higginson.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Inge (16, throw), Infante (16, throw), Raburn (1, fielding).
PB: Inge (4).
DP: 2 (Infante-Raburn-Pena, Munson-Raburn-Pena).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Halama (W, 7-6)5.07220214.70
Harper 3.02000203.89
Carter 1.03220003.47
 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Robertson (L, 12-10)5.010650604.90
Ennis 2.01111208.44
Novoa 1.00000105.57
Walker 1.00000103.20

Balk: Halama.
Pitches-strikes: Halama 81-61, Harper 35-23, Carter 24-15, Robertson 88-57, Ennis 35-21, Novoa 12-10, Walker 8-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Halama 6-7, Harper 2-5, Carter 1-2, Robertson 8-1, Ennis 2-2, Novoa 0-2, Walker 1-1.
Batters faced: Halama 21, Harper 11, Carter 6, Robertson 24, Ennis 9, Novoa 3, Walker 3.
Umpires: HP: Adam Dowdy. 1B: Bill Miller. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Ron Kulpa.
Weather: 53 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 13 mph, R to L.
T: 2:36.
Att: 22,471.

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