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Rays 10, Pirates 5
Jimmy Barthmaier got the loss in his Major League debut. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
Jimmy Barthmaier made his first Major League appearance, and it was a rough one, as he left after giving up seven runs in 2 1/3 innings. The Pirates tried to come back from the early seven-run deficit against Rays ace Scott Kazmir and the bullpen, but to no avail.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (48-31)
Won 4
Tampa Bay 10, Pittsburgh 5   PIT
Pittsburgh (37-42)
Lost 2
June 27, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
3 0 4 0 0 1 2 0 0   10 15 1
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0   5 8 0
Standings thru 6/27/08  |  Recap: TB | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Pirates stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B5020000.276
Crawford, LF5331002.284
Upton, CF5120012.285
Hinske, RF3323102.267
  Balfour, P1000011.000
  Miller, P0000000.000
Longoria, 3B5343012.272
Pena, 1B3001112.224
Navarro, C5011003.323
Bartlett, SS5011002.245
Kazmir, P2000011.000
  a-Gomes, PH1000010.204
  Howell, P0000000.000
  b-Gross, PH-RF1000001.230
Totals411015102618 

a-Struck out for Kazmir in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Howell in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Navarro (14, Barthmaier, J), Longoria (20, Grabow).
HR: Longoria (15, 1st inning off Barthmaier, J, 2 on, 2 out), Hinske (13, 3rd inning off Barthmaier, J, 2 on, 0 out), Crawford (8, 6th inning off Burnett, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Iwamura 2; Crawford 6; Upton 2; Hinske 5; Longoria 8; Navarro 2; Bartlett.
RBI: Longoria 3 (46), Hinske 3 (44), Navarro (30), Crawford (44), Pena (36), Bartlett (18).
2-out RBI: Longoria 3; Crawford; Bartlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kazmir; Longoria.
SF: Pena.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Upton (6, throw).
DP: (Longoria-Iwamura-Pena).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
McLouth, CF5010003.288
Sanchez, F, 2B5111011.233
Bay, LF4010010.287
Doumit, C4110001.351
Michaels, RF4110021.241
Bautista, J, 3B2100200.259
Gomez, 1B2111102.321
  b-LaRoche, PH-1B1000000.220
Wilson, Ja, SS3023010.319
Barthmaier, J, P0000000.000
  Bautista, D, P1000011.000
  Burnett, P1000011.000
  a-Nady, PH0000100.314
  Grabow, P0000000.000
  Capps, P0000000.000
  c-Mientkiewicz, PH1000000.260
Totals335854710 

a-Walked for Burnett in the 6th. b-Flied out for Gomez in the 8th. c-Flied out for Capps in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Doumit (13, Kazmir), Bay (19, Kazmir), Wilson, Ja (4, Howell).
HR: Sanchez, F (5, 4th inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: McLouth; Sanchez, F 4; Bay 2; Doumit 2; Michaels; Gomez; Wilson, Ja 3.
RBI: Sanchez, F (32), Gomez (13), Wilson, Ja 3 (10).
2-out RBI: Gomez; Wilson, Ja 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: McLouth 2; Doumit.
S: Wilson, Ja.
GIDP: Gomez.
Team LOB: 6.

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Kazmir (W, 7-3)5.05432412.28
Howell 1.02112003.02
Balfour 2.10000301.23
Miller 0.21000003.98
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Barthmaier, J (L, 0-1)2.177722227.00
Bautista, D 0.21000003.20
Burnett 3.02110215.73
Grabow 2.04220203.66
Capps 1.01000002.65

Bautista, D pitched to 1 batter in the 4th.

Pitches-strikes: Kazmir 103-70, Howell 34-18, Balfour 33-19, Miller 8-5, Barthmaier, J 64-37, Bautista, D 12-7, Burnett 38-26, Grabow 36-25, Capps 17-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Kazmir 3-8, Howell 3-0, Balfour 2-2, Miller 0-2, Barthmaier, J 2-3, Bautista, D 0-2, Burnett 4-3, Grabow 2-2, Capps 0-3.
Batters faced: Kazmir 22, Howell 6, Balfour 7, Miller 3, Barthmaier, J 16, Bautista, D 3, Burnett 11, Grabow 10, Capps 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Bautista, D 1-0, Burnett 1-0.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Ed Hickox.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, R to L.
T: 3:16.
Att: 19,970.

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