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Box > Florida 1, Tampa Bay 0
A.J. burns the Rays
A.J. Burnett led the Marlins to a sweep of not only this current series, but the entire Interleague set with Tampa Bay for 2005. Florida faced an equally strong pitcher in Seth McClung, whose biggest mistake was a bases-loaded walk to Miguel Cabrera that scored Damion Easley.
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A.J. Burnett fanned seven and allowed just two hits in shutting out the Devil Rays. (Steve Nesius/AP)
Making his first appearance since being recalled from Triple-A Durham, Seth McClung went seven strong innings, allowing just two hits and striking out five. But as good as he was, Florida's A.J. Burnett was even better, shutting out the Rays for the Citrus Series sweep.
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Florida (38-34)
Won 4
Florida 1, Tampa Bay 0   TB
Tampa Bay (26-50)
Lost 3
June 26, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 3 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 2 0
Standings through 6/26/05  |  Gameday  |  Marlins Stats  |  Devil Rays Stats
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Pierre, CF3020110.255
Castillo, 2B3000004.323
Cabrera, LF3001111.332
Delgado, 1B2000113.318
Lo Duca, C4000013.298
Encarnacion, RF4000001.269
Conine, DH4000020.260
Easley, 3B3100100.244
Gonzalez, SS3010000.279
Totals291314612 

BATTING
TB: Pierre 2; Gonzalez.
RBI: Cabrera (53).
2-out RBI: Cabrera.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Delgado 2; Lo Duca.
S: Castillo.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: (Gonzalez-Castillo-Delgado).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Crawford, LF4000002.275
Lugo, SS3000100.288
Huff, DH4000012.248
Cantu, 3B3000000.297
Lee, 1B3000010.259
Hollins, CF3000020.286
Gomes, RF3010010.302
Green, 2B3010011.272
Cash, C2000011.188
a-Munson, E, PH0000100.400
Totals28020276 

a-Walked for Cash in the 9th.

BATTING
3B: Green (2, Burnett).
TB: Gomes; Green 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crawford; Huff.
GIDP: Green.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford (23, 2nd base off Burnett/Lo Duca).

FIELDING
PB: Cash (2).

 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burnett (W, 5-5)9.02002703.14
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
McClung (L, 0-3)7.02113508.42
Orvella 2.01001103.65

IBB: Delgado (by Orvella).
HBP: Delgado (by McClung).
Pitches-strikes: Burnett 123-76, McClung 111-64, Orvella 25-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Burnett 16-4, McClung 4-12, Orvella 2-3.
Batters faced: Burnett 30, McClung 27, Orvella 8.
Umpires: HP: Dana DeMuth. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Laz Diaz.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:20.
Att: 12,233.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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