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Road woes continue
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Blue Jays 3, Rays 1
James Shields has not won on the road vs. an AL team since March. (Frank Gunn/AP)
James Shields allowed just three hits over seven innings, but was touched for two straight triples in the eighth. The Rays' lineup loaded the bases twice, but could not cash in as Tampa Bay dropped to 21-28 on the road.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (61-44)
Lost 2
Toronto 3, Tampa Bay 1   TOR
Toronto (54-52)
Won 1
July 28, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 6 0
Toronto
0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 X   3 5 1
Standings thru 7/28/08  |  Recap: TB | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B5110021.274
Upton, CF3010120.270
Crawford, LF4010020.267
Longoria, 3B4010016.278
Pena, 1B4001014.239
Floyd, DH3010012.245
  a-Gomes, PH-DH1000000.193
Navarro, C4000012.310
Hinske, RF0000300.254
  b-Aybar, PH1000000.222
Bartlett, SS4010004.254
Totals3316141019 

a-Flied out for Floyd in the 8th. b-Flied out for Hinske in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Crawford (10, Burnett).
TB: Iwamura; Upton; Crawford 2; Longoria; Floyd; Bartlett.
RBI: Pena (54).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett 2; Floyd 2; Pena.
GIDP: Longoria.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton (32, 2nd base off Burnett/Barajas).
PO: Hinske (1st base by Burnett).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Inglett, 2B-LF4011012.291
Scutaro, SS-2B4000011.260
Rios, CF4000001.280
Overbay, 1B3000010.271
Barajas, C3110000.251
Stairs, DH3112010.249
Rolen, 3B3000000.257
Lind, LF3010010.311
  McDonald, SS0000000.209
Wilkerson, RF2110001.233
Totals29353055 

BATTING
2B: Lind (9, Shields).
3B: Wilkerson (1, Shields), Inglett (6, Shields).
HR: Stairs (11, 5th inning off Shields, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Inglett 3; Barajas; Stairs 4; Lind 2; Wilkerson 3.
RBI: Stairs 2 (36), Inglett (24).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Inglett; Rios.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Burnett (5, throw).
DP: (Scutaro-Inglett-Overbay).
Pickoffs: Burnett (Hinske at 1st base).

 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields (L, 9-7)7.15330513.66
Balfour 0.20000001.30
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Burnett (W, 12-9)7.061041004.50
Downs (H, 15)1.00000001.48
Ryan (S, 20)1.00000002.78

WP: Burnett.
HBP: Wilkerson (by Shields).
Pitches-strikes: Shields 94-64, Balfour 11-7, Burnett 110-67, Downs 13-6, Ryan 16-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Shields 8-9, Balfour 0-2, Burnett 8-3, Downs 1-2, Ryan 2-1.
Batters faced: Shields 28, Balfour 2, Burnett 31, Downs 3, Ryan 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Balfour 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Mike Winters.
Weather: 84 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, L to R.
T: 2:24.
Att: 23,476.
July 28, 2008

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