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Tucker-ed out
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Rays 15, Marlins 3
Ryan Tucker did not fare well in his fourth-career start. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)
The Marlins fell into a deep hole and never got out of it on Wednesday night. Starter Ryan Tucker lasted four-plus innings allowing seven runs, followed by recently called up Eulogio De La Cruz coming out of the bullpen to allow five runs without recording an out in the fifth inning.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (46-31)
Won 2
Tampa Bay 15, Florida 3   FLA
Florida (40-37)
Lost 3
June 25, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 3 1 10 0 0 1 0   15 15 4
Florida
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1   3 9 1
Standings thru 6/25/08  |  Recap: TB | FLA  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Marlins stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Iwamura, 2B 5 2 1 1 1 2 4 .272
Crawford, C, LF 5 2 2 5 0 1 1 .284
  Aybar, W, 1B 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .253
Upton, B, CF 4 2 1 1 2 1 2 .283
Hinske, 1B-LF 5 1 2 1 1 0 1 .261
Longoria, 3B 6 2 3 3 0 1 3 .254
Navarro, D, C 4 1 2 0 2 2 3 .326
Gross, RF 5 1 1 1 1 1 3 .232
Zobrist, SS 6 2 2 1 0 2 4 .286
Shields, P 3 2 1 1 1 0 3 .333
  a-Floyd, C, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257
  Hammel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Glover, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 43 15 15 14 9 10 24  

a-Hit by pitch for Shields in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Longoria (17, Tucker), Hinske 2 (14, Tucker, Gregg), Iwamura (13, De La Cruz, F).
HR: Crawford, C 2 (7, 3rd inning off Tucker, 2 on, 1 out; 5th inning off Tucker, 0 on, 0 out), Longoria (13, 5th inning off De La Cruz, F, 1 on, 0 out), Zobrist (1, 8th inning off Miller, Ju, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Navarro, D 2; Shields; Gross; Longoria 7; Hinske 4; Upton, B; Crawford, C 8; Iwamura 2; Zobrist 5.
RBI: Crawford, C 5 (43), Gross (20), Hinske (41), Longoria 3 (42), Shields (1), Iwamura (22), Upton, B (40), Zobrist (1).
2-out RBI: Longoria.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Iwamura; Navarro, D; Upton, B; Zobrist.
Team RISP: 8-for-19.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Zobrist 2 (2, fielding, fielding), Upton, B (5, fielding), Iwamura (1, throw).
DP: (Hinske-Zobrist-Shields).

 
Florida AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ramirez, H, SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .294
  Andino, SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .148
Hermida, RF 5 0 2 0 0 2 0 .276
Cantu, 3B 5 1 1 0 0 0 4 .282
Willingham, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .320
Uggla, 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .293
Jacobs, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .239
Ross, C, CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .221
Treanor, C 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .247
Tucker, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
  De La Cruz, F, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Kensing, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Pinto, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Helms, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250
  Miller, Ju, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Gregg, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Gonzalez, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .276
Totals 38 3 9 2 0 6 18  

a-Struck out for Pinto in the 7th. b-Singled for Gregg in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Jacobs (18, 6th inning off Shields, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Hermida 2; Ross, C; Gonzalez; Jacobs 4; Cantu; Ramirez, H; Uggla 2.
RBI: Jacobs (47), Uggla (58).
2-out RBI: Jacobs; Uggla.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tucker 2; Uggla; Cantu.
GIDP: Jacobs.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Ramirez, H (12, fielding).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Shields (W, 5-5) 7.0 4 1 1 0 5 1 3.76
Hammel 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4.96
Glover 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.71
 
Florida IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tucker (L, 2-2) 4.0 8 7 7 2 3 2 6.75
De La Cruz, F 0.0 3 6 5 2 0 1 21.00
Kensing 2.0 2 1 1 1 2 0 3.86
Pinto 1.0 0 0 0 2 3 0 3.09
Miller, Ju 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 4.42
Gregg 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.45

Tucker pitched to 3 batters in the 5th.
De La Cruz, F pitched to 6 batters in the 5th.

WP: Hammel, Kensing.
HBP: Floyd, C (by Miller, Ju), Ross, C (by Shields).
Pitches-strikes: Shields 101-70, Hammel 19-12, Glover 24-16, Tucker 83-46, De La Cruz, F 28-14, Kensing 35-18, Pinto 28-14, Miller, Ju 20-9, Gregg 20-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Shields 10-7, Hammel 0-1, Glover 2-1, Tucker 3-3, De La Cruz, F 1-0, Kensing 1-1, Pinto 0-0, Miller, Ju 2-1, Gregg 1-0.
Batters faced: Shields 28, Hammel 5, Glover 6, Tucker 22, De La Cruz, F 6, Kensing 9, Pinto 5, Miller, Ju 6, Gregg 5.
Inherited runners-scored: De La Cruz, F 1-1, Kensing 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Gary Darling. 1B: Mike Estabrook. 2B: Jerry Meals. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 81 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:02.
Att: 13,165.
Venue: Dolphin Stadium.
June 25, 2008
June 25, 2008

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