Runelvys Hernandez, returning from injury and suspension, gave up five runs in the first inning and then settled down for two more, but the damage was done. Emil Brown's three-run homer made the game tight in the eighth.
a-Struck out for Blanco in the 8th. b-Flied out for Ambres in the 8th.
BATTING HR: Buck (11, 3rd inning off Lee, 0 on, 1 out), Brown (14, 6th inning off Lee, 2 on, 2 out). TB: Ambres; Long; Brown 4; Berroa; Buck 4; Blanco. RBI: Buck (38), Brown 3 (78). 2-out RBI: Brown 3. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Long; Huber 2. Team LOB: 3.
FIELDING E: Teahen (19, throw), Huber (2, fielding). Outfield assists: Long (Boone at 2nd base). DP: 2 (Berroa-Blanco-Huber 2). Pickoffs: Buck (Martinez at 2nd base).