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Pena ties, Rays lose
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Orioles 3, Rays 2
Evan Longoria hit an RBI single and reached base on an error in his debut. (Joe Ranze/AP)
Carlos Pena hit a game-tying home run in the eighth inning, but pitcher Dan Wheeler gave up the game-winner in the ninth to the Orioles' Ramon Hernandez. Jason Hammel allowed two runs and five hits over seven innings with six strikeouts. Evan Longoria's first Major League hit drove in a run.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (7-4)
Won 1
Baltimore 3, Tampa Bay 2   TB
Tampa Bay (5-6)
Lost 1
April 12, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   3 6 1
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0   2 7 1
Standings thru 4/12/08  |  Recap: BAL | TB  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Rays stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B4120022.300
Mora, 3B3000021.225
Markakis, RF3010001.333
Millar, 1B4000022.225
Huff, DH4110001.268
Scott, LF4000012.375
  Payton, LF0000000.211
Hernandez, R, C4122000.194
Jones, CF4000011.235
Hernandez, L, SS2000100.250
Totals323621810 

BATTING
2B: Roberts (5, Hammel), Huff (4, Hammel).
3B: Hernandez, R (1, Hammel).
HR: Hernandez, R (2, 9th inning off Wheeler, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Roberts 3; Markakis; Huff 2; Hernandez, R 7.
RBI: Hernandez, R 2 (7).
2-out RBI: Hernandez, R.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Roberts; Scott.
GIDP: Markakis.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Markakis (3, 2nd base off Hammel/Riggans), Roberts (4, 3rd base off Hammel/Riggans).

FIELDING
E: Roberts (1, fielding).
DP: (Roberts-Hernandez, L-Millar).
Pickoffs: Bradford (Upton at 1st base).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4010121.250
Crawford, LF4000013.204
Pena, 1B3111111.225
Upton, CF3120100.300
Hinske, DH4010002.296
Longoria, 3B3011100.333
Haynes, RF4000014.227
Riggans, C4000010.192
Johnson, SS3010000.200
  a-Gomes, PH1000000.286
Totals332724611 

a-Flied out for Johnson in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Pena (6, 8th inning off Walker, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Iwamura; Pena 4; Upton 2; Hinske; Longoria; Johnson.
RBI: Longoria (1), Pena (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hinske.
GIDP: Haynes.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Upton (1, 2nd base by Bradford/Hernandez, R).
PO: Upton (1st base by Bradford).

FIELDING
E: Riggans (1, throw).
DP: (Johnson-Iwamura-Pena).

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cabrera, D 6.25113405.94
Walker (BS, 2)0.11110019.00
Bradford (W, 1-1)1.01001102.08
Sherrill (S, 5)1.00000100.00
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hammel 7.05221604.15
Howell 1.00000203.18
Miller 0.20000004.15
Wheeler (L, 0-1)0.11110011.59

Walker pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

HBP: Mora (by Hammel), Markakis (by Howell).
Pitches-strikes: Cabrera, D 107-63, Walker 10-7, Bradford 16-9, Sherrill 12-8, Hammel 103-65, Howell 17-11, Miller 8-6, Wheeler 8-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Cabrera, D 9-7, Walker 0-1, Bradford 1-0, Sherrill 0-2, Hammel 8-7, Howell 1-0, Miller 0-2, Wheeler 0-1.
Batters faced: Cabrera, D 28, Walker 2, Bradford 4, Sherrill 3, Hammel 27, Howell 4, Miller 2, Wheeler 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Walker 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Hickox. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Ed Rapuano.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:51.
Att: 19,295.

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