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Key hits pace offense
Devil Rays 6, Twins 4
Rocco Baldelli (right) hit his fifth home run of the season. (Mike Carlson/AP)
 Pena's home run
 Baldelli's two-run home run
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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Series at a glance:
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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