Carl Crawford notched his 1,000th Major League hit on Friday. (Mike Carlson/AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
James Shields lasted six innings in his third start, striking out four, but the story of the night was Carlos Pena, who drove in the Rays' first six runs and had two homers. Carl Crawford recorded his 1,000th hit, becoming the eighth player to reach 1,000 with over 250 stolen bases before 27.
BATTING 2B: Scott 2 (5, Shields, Shields), Hernandez, L (1, Shields), Roberts (4, Shields), Mora (3, Glover). TB: Roberts 2; Mora 2; Markakis; Millar; Scott 4; Hernandez, R; Hernandez, L 2. RBI: Scott 2 (6), Roberts (5), Hernandez, R (5). 2-out RBI: Scott 2; Hernandez, R. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Payton; Markakis; Huff 2. Team LOB: 6.
FIELDING E: Hernandez, L (1, throw). Outfield assists: Payton (Pena at 3rd base).