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Kazmir fans team-record 13
Devil Rays 14, Athletics 3
Jonny Gomes (right) hit a two-run home run in the second inning. (Reinhold Matay/AP)
Rays ace Scott Kazmir struck out a career-high 13 Athletics on Saturday night as Tampa Bay cruised to victory over Oakland at Tropicana Field. Jonny Gomes went 2-for-5 with a two-run homer and three RBIs, while Brendan Harris went 3-for-4 with two RBIs.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (65-66)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 14, Oakland 3   TB
Tampa Bay (50-79)
Won 2
August 25, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1   3 6 1
Tampa Bay
0 2 1 0 1 2 3 5 X   14 20 0
Standings thru 8/25/07  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Devil Rays Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF4000031.290
  Brown, D, LF0000000.000
Scutaro, SS2000020.258
  Hannahan, 3B2111010.270
Swisher, CF4010020.261
Cust, RF4000011.270
Piazza, DH4110021.277
Ellis, 2B4020001.263
Johnson, 1B3100013.232
Furmaniak, 3B-SS3011010.167
Suzuki, C2001010.242
Totals323630147 

BATTING
2B: Ellis (26, Kazmir), Piazza (13, Kazmir), Furmaniak (1, Kazmir).
HR: Hannahan (2, 9th inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Hannahan 4; Swisher; Piazza 2; Ellis 3; Furmaniak 2.
RBI: Furmaniak (1), Suzuki (20), Hannahan (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson 2; Stewart.
SF: Suzuki.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Swisher (4, missed catch).
Pickoffs: Blanton (Young at 1st base).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 3B6230023.288
Crawford, LF4211012.313
Pena, 1B4231100.270
Upton, CF4222111.307
Young, RF5221013.288
Harris, 2B4232002.291
Gomes, DH5223024.260
Wilson, SS5021003.238
Paul, C5022023.209
Totals421420132921 

BATTING
2B: Pena 2 (27, Blanton, Casilla), Harris 2 (29, Brown, A, Casilla), Paul (2, Brown, A), Young (32, Casilla), Wilson (9, Calero).
3B: Iwamura (7, Blanton), Gomes (2, Brown, A).
HR: Gomes (14, 2nd inning off Blanton, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Iwamura 5; Crawford; Pena 5; Upton 2; Young 3; Harris 5; Gomes 7; Wilson 3; Paul 3.
RBI: Gomes 3 (38), Pena (83), Crawford (67), Paul 2 (8), Harris 2 (49), Upton 2 (62), Young (66), Wilson (17).
2-out RBI: Gomes 2; Wilson; Paul.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young; Paul 2; Crawford; Iwamura.
SF: Crawford.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Harris (4, 2nd base off Blanton/Suzuki).
PO: Young (1st base by Blanton).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Blanton (L, 11-9)5.07441513.92
Brown, A 1.03220103.46
Casilla 1.04330204.54
Marshall 0.14551006.81
Calero 0.22000105.75
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kazmir (W, 10-8)8.053301313.64
Dohmann 1.01000102.04

Kazmir pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

WP: Marshall.
HBP: Harris (by Blanton), Johnson (by Kazmir).
Pitches-strikes: Blanton 102-67, Brown, A 24-16, Casilla 21-14, Marshall 23-14, Calero 15-11, Kazmir 105-75, Dohmann 18-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Blanton 4-5, Brown, A 0-2, Casilla 0-1, Marshall 0-1, Calero 0-1, Kazmir 3-8, Dohmann 1-1.
Batters faced: Blanton 23, Brown, A 6, Casilla 7, Marshall 6, Calero 4, Kazmir 30, Dohmann 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Calero 2-2, Dohmann 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Runge. 1B: Bruce Froemming. 2B: Mark Wegner. 3B: Mike Winters.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:58.
Att: 18,163.

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