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Crawford clutch in win
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Rays 4, Orioles 2
Matt Garza struck out three and walked two Orioles on Thursday. (Rob Carr/AP)
Carl Crawford came out with a big two-run single in the seventh to propel the Rays over the Orioles on Thursday, and Jonny Gomes hit his third homer of the year to help right-hander Matt Garza claim his first victory of the season.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (16-12)
Won 2
Tampa Bay 4, Baltimore 2   BAL
Baltimore (15-13)
Lost 2
May 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0   4 9 0
Baltimore
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   2 3 1
Standings thru 5/1/08  |  Recap: TB | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Orioles stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4000123.202
Crawford, LF4122102.293
Upton, CF3010022.294
  a-Haynes, PH-CF1000101.270
Pena, 1B5011005.200
Longoria, 3B5000024.250
Gomes, DH4111001.250
Hinske, RF3010101.293
  Gross, RF0000000.183
Riggans, C3110111.233
Bartlett, SS4120003.226
Totals364945723 

a-Struck out for Upton in the 5th.

BATTING
2B: Upton (6, Burres).
HR: Gomes (3, 4th inning off Burres, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Crawford 2; Upton 2; Pena; Gomes 4; Hinske; Riggans; Bartlett 2.
RBI: Pena (16), Gomes (9), Crawford 2 (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Longoria 2; Bartlett 2; Upton.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hinske (2, 2nd base off Burres/Quiroz), Bartlett (4, 2nd base off Burres/Quiroz).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B3010101.282
Mora, 3B4000013.230
Markakis, RF4000001.276
Millar, 1B4000011.215
Huff, DH4110000.257
Jones, CF3112000.265
Payton, LF3000010.231
Quiroz, C2000100.227
Torres, SS3000001.167
Totals30232237 

BATTING
2B: Huff (7, Garza).
HR: Jones (2, 4th inning off Garza, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Roberts; Huff 2; Jones 4.
RBI: Jones 2 (10).
2-out RBI: Jones 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Millar.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Jones (1, fielding).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garza (W, 1-0)6.03222316.16
Wheeler (H, 6)2.00000001.20
Percival (S, 6)1.00000000.00
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burres (L, 3-2)6.06433612.87
Walker 1.01000104.66
Bradford 1.02000001.64
McCrory 0.100020054.00
Johnson 0.20000000.00

Burres pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Pitches-strikes: Garza 98-63, Wheeler 28-20, Percival 13-7, Burres 110-67, Walker 13-9, Bradford 20-14, McCrory 20-10, Johnson 5-4.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garza 5-10, Wheeler 1-5, Percival 1-2, Burres 4-8, Walker 0-2, Bradford 3-0, McCrory 1-0, Johnson 1-1.
Batters faced: Garza 23, Wheeler 6, Percival 3, Burres 27, Walker 4, Bradford 5, McCrory 3, Johnson 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Walker 2-2, Johnson 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Derryl Cousins. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 67 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, R to L.
T: 3:08.
Att: 16,456.

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