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Litsch struggles
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Rays 6, Blue Jays 4
Jesse Litsch saw his ERA rise to 6.16 after Tuesday night vs. Tampa Bay. (Reinhold Matay/AP)
Jesse Litsch had a rough night on Tuesday, going only 3 1/3 innings, as Toronto lost to Tampa Bay at Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Vernon Wells went deep, and third baseman Marco Scutaro drove in two runs in the loss.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (10-11)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 4   TB
Tampa Bay (9-11)
Won 1
April 22, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   4 6 0
Tampa Bay
0 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 X   6 12 2
Standings thru 4/22/08  |  Recap: TOR  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Rays stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Eckstein, SS4000000.256
Hill, 2B4010010.309
Stairs, DH4010011.320
Wells, V, CF4111001.293
Overbay, 1B3100110.268
Stewart, LF3210110.220
Zaun, C4010010.263
Scutaro, 3B3012011.196
Inglett, RF3000003.321
Totals32463266 

BATTING
HR: Wells, V (4, 6th inning off Shields, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Hill; Stairs; Wells, V 4; Stewart; Zaun; Scutaro.
RBI: Scutaro 2 (6), Wells, V (16).
2-out RBI: Scutaro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Inglett.
GIDP: Stairs.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
CS: Scutaro (2, 2nd base by Shields/Navarro).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Zaun-Eckstein, Eckstein-Hill-Overbay).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4010002.218
Crawford, LF4020002.276
Upton, CF4000013.320
Pena, DH4000041.194
Longoria, 3B3211120.242
Hinske, 1B4332010.327
Navarro, C4132000.462
Haynes, RF3010111.257
Bartlett, SS4011022.212
Totals34612621111 

BATTING
2B: Hinske (5, Litsch).
3B: Hinske (1, Litsch).
HR: Longoria (2, 2nd inning off Litsch, 0 on, 1 out), Hinske (5, 6th inning off Carlson, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Iwamura; Crawford 2; Longoria 4; Hinske 9; Navarro 3; Haynes; Bartlett.
RBI: Longoria (5), Navarro 2 (3), Hinske 2 (10), Bartlett (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crawford; Pena; Bartlett 2.
GIDP: Upton.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford (5, 2nd base off Camp/Zaun).
CS: Navarro (2, 2nd base by Litsch/Zaun).

FIELDING
E: Hinske (1, fielding), Shields (1, missed catch).
DP: (Hinske-Bartlett-Hinske).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Litsch (L, 2-1)3.18552416.16
Carlson 2.11110311.74
Camp 1.01000000.00
Downs 1.12000400.82
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields (W, 2-1)7.06422513.30
Wheeler (H, 4)1.00000001.80
Percival (S, 2)1.00000100.00

WP: Downs.
Pitches-strikes: Litsch 76-49, Carlson 26-17, Camp 10-6, Downs 24-16, Shields 109-69, Wheeler 10-5, Percival 13-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Litsch 5-0, Carlson 2-2, Camp 1-2, Downs 0-0, Shields 10-5, Wheeler 0-3, Percival 1-1.
Batters faced: Litsch 18, Carlson 8, Camp 4, Downs 6, Shields 28, Wheeler 3, Percival 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Carlson 2-0, Downs 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Tim McClelland.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, L to R.
T: 2:40.
Att: 8,269.

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