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Late-game dramatics
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Rays 6, Tigers 5
B.J. Upton hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning on Sunday. (AP)
The Rays' bats woke up, scoring all their runs in the final four frames. Even though Troy Percival couldn't convert the save, his team rallied with a two-run 10th, sending seven guys to the plate, including Carlos Pena's game-winning walk.
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Series at a glance:
DET
Detroit (55-56)
Lost 4
Tampa Bay 6, Detroit 5   TB
Tampa Bay (66-44)
Won 5
August 3, 2008
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Detroit
0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1   5 12 1
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2   6 8 0
Standings thru 8/3/08  |  Recap: DET | TB  |  Gameday  |  Tigers stats  |  Rays stats
DetroitABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Granderson, CF6111014.304
Polanco, 2B5230000.311
Guillen, 3B5010012.283
Ordonez, RF5022001.321
Cabrera, 1B5111023.298
Joyce, LF4010121.279
Sheffield, DH4121101.230
Inge, C2000221.221
Santiago, SS4010004.344
  a-Thames, PH1000002.246
  Renteria, SS0000000.253
Totals4151254819 

a-Lined out for Santiago in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Polanco 2 (26, Shields, Shields).
HR: Sheffield (9, 8th inning off Balfour, 0 on, 2 out), Granderson (12, 9th inning off Percival, 0 on, 0 out), Cabrera (20, 10th inning off Percival, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Granderson 4; Polanco 5; Guillen; Ordonez 2; Cabrera 4; Joyce; Sheffield 5; Santiago.
RBI: Ordonez 2 (65), Sheffield (31), Granderson (38), Cabrera (82).
2-out RBI: Sheffield.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Santiago 2; Granderson 2; Ordonez.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Sheffield (7, 2nd base off Percival/Navarro).

FIELDING
E: Galarraga (2, fielding).
DP: (Cabrera-Santiago-Galarraga).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B4110000.275
Upton, CF4222110.269
Crawford, LF5011011.271
Longoria, 3B5010024.279
Pena, 1B4012121.235
Floyd, DH3010010.252
  a-Gomes, PH-DH1000010.187
Navarro, C4000003.304
Hinske, RF3111000.256
  Gross, RF0000000.217
  b-Aybar, PH0100100.220
Bartlett, SS3000010.256
  c-Riggans, PH0100000.244
Totals36686399 

a-Struck out for Floyd in the 9th. b-Walked for Gross in the 10th. c-Hit by pitch for Bartlett in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Upton (25, Galarraga).
HR: Hinske (16, 8th inning off Farnsworth, 0 on, 0 out), Upton (7, 8th inning off Farnsworth, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Iwamura; Upton 6; Crawford; Longoria; Pena; Floyd; Hinske 4.
RBI: Pena 2 (58), Hinske (48), Upton 2 (49), Crawford (55).
2-out RBI: Pena 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Navarro.
S: Iwamura.
GIDP: Pena.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Bartlett-Iwamura).

 
DetroitIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Galarraga 7.04110403.23
Farnsworth (BS, 1)1.03330224.08
Seay 1.00000202.41
Rodney (BS, 4)(L, 0-3)0.21223106.38
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields 6.19221403.63
Balfour 1.11111311.44
Howell 0.10000002.45
Percival (BS, 3)1.12222023.86
Miller (W, 1-0)0.20000105.00

HBP: Riggans (by Rodney), Inge (by Shields).
Pitches-strikes: Galarraga 100-67, Farnsworth 28-18, Seay 16-10, Rodney 34-18, Shields 111-73, Balfour 34-20, Howell 4-3, Percival 31-15, Miller 10-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Galarraga 11-6, Farnsworth 0-1, Seay 0-1, Rodney 1-0, Shields 8-6, Balfour 0-1, Howell 1-0, Percival 0-4, Miller 0-1.
Batters faced: Galarraga 25, Farnsworth 6, Seay 3, Rodney 7, Shields 29, Balfour 6, Howell 1, Percival 8, Miller 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Balfour 1-0, Howell 1-0, Miller 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Tim Tschida.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:45.
Att: 33,438.
August 3, 2008

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