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Shields gets win
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Rays 6, Orioles 2
James Shields pitched seven innings against the Orioles on Opening Day. (AP)
James Shields had much to celebrate in his first Opening Day nod by notching a win in his 2008 debut. The Rays' bats did their part, too, thanks to at least one hit by each starter besides second baseman Akinori Iwamura, who scored in the third.
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Series at a glance:
  • Mon. 03/31: TB 6, BAL 2
  • Wed. 04/02: BAL 9, TB 6
  • Thu. 04/03: PPD
TB
Tampa Bay (1-0)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 6, Baltimore 2   BAL
Baltimore (0-1)
Lost 1
March 31, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 3 1 0 2 0 0 0   6 10 1
Baltimore
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 6 1
Standings thru 3/31/08  |  Recap: TB | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Orioles stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B5100015.000
Crawford, LF5111001.200
Pena, 1B4010001.250
Upton, CF4012011.250
Floyd, DH4110002.250
Aybar, 3B4010003.250
Hinske, RF3211111.333
  Haynes, RF0000000.000
Navarro, C4131000.750
Bartlett, SS3011001.333
Totals3661061315 

BATTING
2B: Floyd (1, Guthrie), Navarro (1, Burres).
HR: Hinske (1, 4th inning off Guthrie, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Crawford; Pena; Upton; Floyd 2; Aybar; Hinske 4; Navarro 4; Bartlett.
RBI: Crawford (1), Upton 2 (2), Hinske (1), Navarro (1), Bartlett (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Upton; Aybar; Crawford.
GIDP: Hinske.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford (1, 2nd base off Guthrie/Hernandez, R).
CS: Navarro (1, home by Albers/Hernandez, R).

FIELDING
E: Wheeler (1, missed catch).
DP: 3 (Aybar-Iwamura-Pena, Shields-Bartlett-Pena, Navarro).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B21202001.000
Mora, 3B4000014.000
Markakis, RF3110101.333
Millar, 1B4012002.250
Huff, DH4010002.250
Hernandez, R, C4000003.000
Scott, LF3010000.333
Jones, CF3000011.000
Hernandez, L, SS2000010.000
  a-Payton, PH1000000.000
  Fahey, SS0000000.000
Totals302623313 

a-Popped out for Hernandez, L in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Millar (1, Shields).
TB: Roberts 2; Markakis; Millar 2; Huff; Scott.
RBI: Millar 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hernandez, R.
GIDP: Hernandez, R; Huff.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Markakis (1, 2nd base off Shields/Navarro), Roberts (1, 3rd base off Shields/Navarro).
CS: Roberts (1, 2nd base by Shields/Navarro).

FIELDING
E: Mora (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Markakis (Bartlett at 2nd base).
DP: (Millar-Hernandez, L-Millar).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields (W, 1-0)7.05223202.57
Miller 0.11000000.00
Reyes 0.20000100.00
Wheeler 1.00000000.00
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Guthrie (L, 0-1)5.19651218.44
Albers 2.20000100.00
Burres 1.01000000.00

HBP: Bartlett (by Guthrie).
Pitches-strikes: Shields 86-53, Miller 6-4, Reyes 6-3, Wheeler 12-7, Guthrie 78-50, Albers 26-19, Burres 12-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Shields 7-11, Miller 0-1, Reyes 0-0, Wheeler 0-3, Guthrie 8-6, Albers 5-1, Burres 2-1.
Batters faced: Shields 26, Miller 2, Reyes 1, Wheeler 4, Guthrie 27, Albers 7, Burres 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Reyes 1-0, Albers 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Alfonso Marquez. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Mike Reilly.
Weather: 55 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 2 mph, L to R.
T: 2:31.
Att: 46,807.

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