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Longoria's HR wins it
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Rays 2, Angels 0
James Shields recorded eight strikeouts and walked none. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
Looking to redeem himself after going just 3 2/3 innings in his last start, James Shields put up a masterful performance, allowing just one hit in a complete-game shutout. The Rays faced a tough pitcher of their own in Jon Garland, but Evan Longoria connected off reliever Justin Speier for a two-run homer and walk-off win.
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Series at a glance:
LAA
LA Angels (22-15)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 2, LA Angels 0   TB
Tampa Bay (19-16)
Won 2
May 9, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
LA Angels
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 1 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   2 6 0
Standings thru 5/9/08  |  Recap: LAA | TB  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Rays stats
LA AngelsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Matthews, RF4000011.210
Aybar, SS1000000.297
  1-Quinlan, PR-3B1000000.207
Guerrero, DH3000001.260
Anderson, LF3000010.241
Hunter, CF3000020.298
Kotchman, 1B3000010.325
Napoli, C3000010.261
Wood, 3B-SS3010010.182
Rodriguez, S, 2B3000011.190
Totals27010083 


1-Ran for Aybar in the 4th.

BATTING
TB: Wood.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matthews.
GIDP: Guerrero.
Team LOB: 1.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Aybar-Rodriguez, S-Kotchman, Rodriguez, S-Kotchman).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4010001.227
Crawford, LF4000002.276
Upton, CF3110110.292
Pena, 1B4020002.210
Longoria, 3B3112101.229
Hinske, DH3000003.263
Navarro, C3000001.350
Gross, RF2010100.205
  1-Haynes, PR-RF0000000.227
Bartlett, SS3000012.237
Totals292623212 


1-Ran for Gross in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Gross (4, Garland).
HR: Longoria (4, 9th inning off Speier, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Iwamura; Upton; Pena 2; Longoria 4; Gross 2.
RBI: Longoria 2 (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crawford.
GIDP: Bartlett; Hinske.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Longoria-Iwamura-Pena).

 
LA AngelsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garland 8.04003204.30
Speier (L, 0-2)0.12220014.30
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields (W, 4-2)9.01000803.14

HBP: Aybar (by Shields).
Pitches-strikes: Garland 119-72, Speier 11-7, Shields 92-61.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garland 14-8, Speier 1-0, Shields 9-10.
Batters faced: Garland 29, Speier 3, Shields 28.
Umpires: HP: Gary Cederstrom. 1B: Fieldin Culbreth. 2B: Jim Reynolds. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:13.
Att: 12,039.

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