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Doubles squandered
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Rays 4, Pirates 3
Tom Gorzelanny was just one strikeout shy of tying a career high Sunday. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
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.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (49-32)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 4, Pittsburgh 3   PIT
Pittsburgh (38-43)
Lost 1
June 29, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0   4 12 1
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0   3 7 2
Standings thru 6/29/08  |  Recap: TB | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Pirates stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Upton, CF5020025.286
Crawford, LF5000034.278
Longoria, 3B4010110.270
Pena, 1B5120004.227
Aybar, 2B4221113.257
Gomes, RF3000011.206
  a-Hinske, PH1000001.267
  Wheeler, P0000000.000
  c-Navarro, PH1000002.317
  Percival, P0000000.000
Riggans, C4132000.274
Bartlett, SS4020001.252
Sonnanstine, P2000121.400
  b-Gross, PH-RF0000100.226
Totals38412341022 

a-Grounded out for Gomes in the 8th. b-Walked for Sonnanstine in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Wheeler in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Riggans (4, 4th inning off Gorzelanny, 0 on, 0 out), Aybar (3, 6th inning off Gorzelanny, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Upton 2; Longoria; Pena 2; Aybar 5; Riggans 6; Bartlett 2.
RBI: Riggans 2 (15), Aybar (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Aybar; Crawford 2; Upton; Navarro.
GIDP: Pena.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton (23, 2nd base off Gorzelanny/Chavez, R), Longoria (4, 2nd base off Burnett/Chavez, R).
CS: Upton (10, 2nd base by Gorzelanny/Chavez, R).
PO: Upton (1st base by Gorzelanny).

FIELDING
E: Upton (7, fielding).
DP: (Longoria-Aybar-Pena).

 
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Wilson, Ja, SS4220000.311
Sanchez, F, 2B3110001.233
McLouth, CF3001011.280
  Yates, P0000000.000
  a-Doumit, PH1011000.346
  1-Rivas, L, PR0000000.231
  Burnett, P0000000.000
Bay, LF3011001.285
Nady, RF3010111.316
LaRoche, 1B3010101.221
Bautista, J, 3B4000014.259
Chavez, R, C4000022.222
Gorzelanny, P2000011.136
  Michaels, CF1000000.238
Totals313732612 

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.

FIELDING
E: Bautista, J (8, throw), Nady (2, throw).
DP: (Sanchez, F-Wilson, Ja-LaRoche).
Pickoffs: Gorzelanny (Upton at 1st base).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Sonnanstine (W, 9-3)7.05211404.60
Wheeler (H, 19)1.02110001.93
Percival (S, 19)1.00001202.96
 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gorzelanny 6.08222826.18
Yates (L, 3-1)2.03221103.79
Burnett 1.01001105.48

WP: Wheeler, Yates.
Pitches-strikes: Sonnanstine 98-70, Wheeler 18-12, Percival 22-14, Gorzelanny 111-70, Yates 48-28, Burnett 12-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Sonnanstine 9-8, Wheeler 1-2, Percival 0-1, Gorzelanny 8-1, Yates 2-3, Burnett 1-1.
Batters faced: Sonnanstine 26, Wheeler 5, Percival 4, Gorzelanny 27, Yates 10, Burnett 5.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Ed Hickox. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 13 mph, R to L.
T: 2:59.
Att: 15,828.

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