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Finale seized by Rays
Twins squander chances
The Twins loaded the bases with no outs in the fifth without hitting a ball out of the infield, but couldn't score. Ramon Ortiz allowed four earned runs in the first four innings, and the Twins' late comeback attempt was halted by Al Reyes in the ninth.
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 Bartlett's RBI single
 Castillo's RBI single
Devil Rays 6, Twins 4
James Shields was effective over 7 1/3 innings, allowing only three runs. (Mike Carlson/AP)
Series at a glance:
Key hits pace offense
James Shields was cruising until the eighth inning, when the Twins put up three runs. Luckily, Carlos Pena added a home run for insurance in the bottom half to keep the Rays ahead for good. Rocco Baldelli also homered, and Al Reyes closed it out in the ninth.
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 Pena's home run
 Baldelli's two-run home run
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 03, 2007
MIN
Minnesota (15-13)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 6, Minnesota 4   TB
Tampa Bay (13-15)
Won 2
May 3, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Minnesota
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0   4 12 3
Tampa Bay
0 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 X   6 10 0
Standings thru 5/3/07  |  Gameday  |  Twins Stats  |  Devil Rays Stats
MinnesotaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Castillo, 2B5130000.314
Punto, 3B4041100.250
Mauer, C4000129.354
Morneau, 1B4001015.270
Hunter, CF5110021.330
Kubel, LF5130000.268
Cirillo, DH3000102.300
  1-Rabe, PR-DH0100000.208
Tyner, RF3001022.322
Bartlett, SS3011010.259
Totals3641243819 


1-Ran for Cirillo in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Castillo 3; Punto 4; Hunter; Kubel 3; Bartlett.
RBI: Morneau (17), Tyner (6), Bartlett (6), Punto (6).
2-out RBI: Bartlett; Punto.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Morneau; Mauer 2.
SF: Morneau; Tyner.
GIDP: Morneau.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Morneau (1, throw), Ortiz (1, throw), Tyner (1, fielding).
DP: (Castillo-Bartlett-Morneau).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Baldelli, DH4212002.273
Dukes, CF4110002.247
Crawford, LF4121000.288
Wigginton, 3B4000011.250
Upton, 2B3021010.381
Pena, 1B3112001.207
Gomes, RF3000035.152
  Young, RF1000010.245
Navarro, C4000005.209
Harris, SS4130000.350
Totals3461060616 

BATTING
2B: Crawford (8, Ortiz), Upton (8, Perkins).
HR: Baldelli (5, 3rd inning off Ortiz, 1 on, 0 out), Pena (5, 8th inning off Crain, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Baldelli 4; Dukes; Crawford 3; Upton 3; Pena 4; Harris 3.
RBI: Baldelli 2 (12), Upton (21), Pena 2 (15), Crawford (17).
2-out RBI: Crawford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Navarro 4; Wigginton.
SF: Pena.
GIDP: Dukes.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Harris-Pena).

 
MinnesotaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ortiz (L, 3-2)4.07540313.23
Perkins 3.02000203.18
Crain 1.01110116.35
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields (W, 3-0)7.19332803.74
Camp (H, 5)0.13111007.71
Salas (H, 2)0.10000003.95
Reyes (S, 10)1.00000001.29

WP: Ortiz.
HBP: Upton (by Ortiz), Bartlett (by Shields).
Pitches-strikes: Ortiz 75-48, Perkins 38-26, Crain 19-12, Shields 109-69, Camp 14-9, Salas 3-2, Reyes 15-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Ortiz 4-5, Perkins 4-3, Crain 2-0, Shields 8-6, Camp 0-1, Salas 1-0, Reyes 0-3.
Batters faced: Ortiz 22, Perkins 10, Crain 4, Shields 33, Camp 5, Salas 1, Reyes 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Camp 2-2, Salas 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Mark Carlson. 3B: Larry Young.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:41.
Att: 8,793.

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