Tom Gorzelanny was just one strikeout shy of tying a career high Sunday. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
By George Von Benko / Special to MLB.com
Doubles by Freddy Sanchez, Jack Wilson and Jason Bay were not enough as the Bucs' offense couldn't muster more than three runs to support starter Tom Gorzelanny, who struck out eight, as Pittsburgh dropped the series finale, and the series, to the Rays at home.
a-Singled for Yates in the 8th. 1-Ran for Doumit in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Sanchez, F (13, Sonnanstine), Wilson, Ja (5, Sonnanstine), Bay (20, Sonnanstine). TB: Wilson, Ja 3; Sanchez, F 2; Doumit; Bay 2; Nady; LaRoche. RBI: Bay (43), McLouth (52), Doumit (25). 2-out RBI: Doumit. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gorzelanny; Nady. S: Sanchez, F. SF: Bay. GIDP: Bautista, J. Team LOB: 5.
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