The Tigers came up with just four hits off five different Rays pitchers on Friday. Miguel Cabrera hit an RBI triple and added two walks to his credit on the night. Zach Miner lost for the first time since joining the Tigers' rotation earlier this month.
The Rays moved to 41-16 at the Trop after Carlos Pena hit a tie-breaking homer in the sixth inning, his 19th of the year, to put the Rays on top for good. Evan Longoria followed with his team-leading 20th homer in the seventh to secure the win.
BASERUNNING SB: Upton (33, 2nd base off Miner/Inge), Crawford (24, 2nd base off Miner/Inge), Hinske (8, 3rd base off Zumaya/Inge). CS: Iwamura (4, 2nd base by Miner/Inge), Upton (14, 3rd base by Miner/Inge).