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Bats catch fire
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Blue Jays 9, Rays 4
The Blue Jays celebrate after their first win in St. Petersburg this season. (J. Meric/AP)
The Jays, who had struggled to score all series, had no such problems on Sunday. Alex Rios homered and drove in three, Marco Scutaro hit a three-run shot and Toronto poured in on late. That was more than enough offense to overcome John Parrish's short outing.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (48-50)
Won 1
Toronto 9, Tampa Bay 4   TB
Tampa Bay (57-40)
Lost 1
July 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 1 2 0 3 0 3 0 0   9 11 3
Tampa Bay
0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 6 0
Standings thru 7/20/08  |  Recap: TOR | TB  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Rays stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Inglett, RF4220102.299
Scutaro, 2B4213112.260
Rios, CF5233000.285
Stairs, DH3000011.247
  a-Mench, PH-DH1100110.224
Overbay, 1B3110101.273
Rolen, 3B3021200.268
Lind, LF4012003.273
  Wilkerson, LF0000000.225
Zaun, C4000106.238
McDonald, SS3110002.190
Totals3491197317 

a-Intentionally walked for Stairs in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Rios 2 (26, Jackson, Hammel), Rolen (21, Hammel).
HR: Rios (5, 3rd inning off Jackson, 1 on, 2 out), Scutaro (4, 5th inning off Jackson, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Inglett 2; Scutaro 4; Rios 8; Overbay; Rolen 3; Lind; McDonald.
RBI: Lind 2 (19), Rios 3 (42), Scutaro 3 (36), Rolen (29).
2-out RBI: Rios 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Overbay; Inglett 2; McDonald 2; Zaun.
S: McDonald.
SF: Lind.
GIDP: Scutaro; Zaun.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Inglett (4, 2nd base off Jackson/Riggans), Rios (24, 3rd base off Hammel/Riggans).

FIELDING
E: McDonald (4, throw), Parrish (1, pickoff), Zaun (5, throw).
Outfield assists: Rios (Gomes at home).
DP: (Rios-Zaun).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4010010.274
Upton, CF3100101.271
Crawford, LF4011011.270
Longoria, DH3111101.272
Pena, 1B4111012.234
Aybar, 3B4010000.241
Riggans, C3100111.259
Gomes, RF3010121.189
Zobrist, SS4000013.222
Totals324634710 

BATTING
2B: Gomes (4, Parrish), Crawford (9, Camp).
HR: Longoria (18, 3rd inning off Parrish, 0 on, 2 out), Pena (15, 3rd inning off Parrish, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Iwamura; Crawford 2; Longoria 4; Pena 4; Aybar; Gomes 2.
RBI: Crawford (48), Longoria (58), Pena (49).
2-out RBI: Longoria; Pena.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Longoria; Zobrist 2; Pena.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton (28, 2nd base off Parrish/Zaun), Gomes (7, 2nd base off Camp/Zaun).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Iwamura-Zobrist-Pena 2).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Parrish 3.04442224.50
Camp (W, 3-1)1.21002003.42
Tallet 0.10000003.11
Frasor (H, 4)0.21000203.72
Carlson (H, 12)1.10000101.95
Wolfe 1.00000103.00
Ryan 1.00000102.76
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jackson (L, 5-7)4.18662124.25
Hammel 1.22222104.64
Miller 0.10113004.32
Reyes 1.20000004.58
Percival 1.01000103.41

Hammel pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

WP: Parrish 2, Frasor, Hammel.
IBB: Mench (by Miller).
HBP: Overbay (by Percival).
Pitches-strikes: Parrish 67-38, Camp 19-6, Tallet 7-5, Frasor 11-7, Carlson 15-12, Wolfe 9-6, Ryan 15-9, Jackson 86-54, Hammel 30-17, Miller 20-6, Reyes 15-10, Percival 17-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Parrish 3-4, Camp 3-1, Tallet 0-1, Frasor 0-0, Carlson 0-3, Wolfe 0-2, Ryan 0-2, Jackson 7-5, Hammel 3-1, Miller 0-1, Reyes 2-3, Percival 2-0.
Batters faced: Parrish 15, Camp 7, Tallet 1, Frasor 3, Carlson 4, Wolfe 3, Ryan 3, Jackson 21, Hammel 9, Miller 4, Reyes 5, Percival 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Tallet 2-0, Carlson 1-0, Hammel 1-0, Miller 1-1, Reyes 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Damien Beal. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:20.
Att: 21,037.

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