Carl Crawford, who went 2-for-4, follows through on his early triple. (Gail Burton/AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
The Rays came out of the gate swinging, with Carl Crawford unleashing a bases-loaded triple before Tampa Bay hit four balls over the fence in the finale vs. Baltimore. James Shields cruised, allowing just three hits in seven scoreless.
BATTING 2B: Jones, Ad (4, Shields). TB: Scott; Andino; Jones, Ad 3; Moeller;
Huff. RBI: Scott (3), Pie (1). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mora;
Pie; Andino. GIDP: Moeller. Team RISP: 1-for-7. Team LOB: 6.
assists: Jones, Ad (Gross at home).
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