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Rays 6, Marlins 1
Evan Longoria follows through on his solo home run in the fourth inning. (AP)
The Rays didn't duplicate their offensive outburst from Wednesday, but they didn't need to. Matt Garza toyed with the Marlins for six innings before giving up a hit, and his gem was backed up by Evan Longoria's three-hit day, which included a homer.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (47-31)
Won 3
Tampa Bay 6, Florida 1   FLA
Florida (40-38)
Lost 4
June 26, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 0   6 9 0
Florida
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 1 0
Standings thru 6/26/08  |  Recap: TB | FLA  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Marlins stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B5021000.274
Aybar, 1B5010013.250
Crawford, LF5000002.279
Upton, CF3210202.283
Longoria, 3B5231021.261
Gomes, RF3000002.206
  Gross, RF0000100.232
Riggans, C3113102.246
Zobrist, SS3111113.292
Garza, P3000122.000
Totals356966617 

BATTING
2B: Longoria 2 (19, Hendrickson, Hendrickson), Riggans (3, Hendrickson).
HR: Longoria (14, 4th inning off Hendrickson, 0 on, 1 out), Zobrist (2, 8th inning off Waechter, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Iwamura 2; Aybar; Upton; Longoria 8; Riggans 2; Zobrist 4.
RBI: Riggans 3 (13), Longoria (43), Iwamura (23), Zobrist (2).
2-out RBI: Iwamura; Riggans 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Garza; Aybar 2; Zobrist; Upton; Riggans.
SF: Riggans.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
DP: (Zobrist-Iwamura-Aybar).

 
FloridaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ramirez, SS4111000.294
Hermida, RF2000110.274
Cantu, 3B3000001.280
Jacobs, 1B3000020.236
Uggla, 2B3000010.290
Gonzalez, LF3000010.272
Ross, CF3000020.217
Hoover, C3000020.231
Hendrickson, P1000000.276
  Waechter, P1000000.167
  a-Helms, PH1000010.248
Totals271111101 

a-Struck out for Waechter in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Ramirez (17, 7th inning off Garza, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Ramirez 4.
RBI: Ramirez (34).
GIDP: Cantu.

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Garza (W, 6-4)9.011111013.76
 
FloridaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hendrickson (L, 7-6)4.25555315.93
Waechter 4.14111312.76

WP: Hendrickson 2.
IBB: Zobrist (by Hendrickson).
HBP: Gomes (by Hendrickson).
Pitches-strikes: Garza 108-76, Hendrickson 102-56, Waechter 63-41.
Ground outs-fly outs: Garza 9-8, Hendrickson 3-8, Waechter 3-7.
Batters faced: Garza 28, Hendrickson 25, Waechter 18.
Inherited runners-scored: Waechter 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Estabrook. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 89 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 12 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:40.
Att: 17,107.

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