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Rays clobber Yanks
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Rays 15, Yankees 5
Carlos Pena (right) contributed six RBIs in the Rays' win on Monday. (Steve Nesius/AP)
The Rays raised their 2008 banners before the home opener, then they promptly beat the Yanks, showing N.Y. that Tampa Bay will be an AL East force all year long. In his return, B.J. Upton catalyzed a lineup that got six RBIs from Carlos Pena.
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Series at a glance:
NYY
NY Yankees (3-4)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 15, NY Yankees 5   TB
Tampa Bay (4-3)
Won 2
April 13, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0   5 9 1
Tampa Bay
4 5 1 0 1 1 3 0 X   15 17 0
Standings thru 4/13/09  |  Recap: NYY | TB  |  Gameday  |  Yankees stats  |  Rays stats
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .207
  Pena, R, SS 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.000
Damon, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .227
  Gardner, B, CF 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .227
Swisher, 1B-P 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 .450
Posada, C-1B 4 0 2 2 0 2 0 .350
Nady, RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .280
Cano, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .385
Matsui, DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125
  Molina, J, C 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .429
Ransom, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 2 .083
Cabrera, Me, CF-LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .250
Totals 34 5 9 5 2 6 12  

BATTING
2B: Nady (4, Kazmir), Posada (4, Cormier).
HR: Swisher (3, 4th inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Posada 3; Cano; Swisher 4; Ransom; Molina, J; Nady 2; Cabrera, Me 2.
RBI: Swisher (10), Cabrera, Me (1), Ransom (2), Posada 2 (8).
2-out RBI: Cabrera, Me; Ransom.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cano.
GIDP: Nady, Ransom.
Team RISP: 3-for-9.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Cano (1, fielding).
Outfield assists: Damon (Gross at 2nd base).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 3 2 1 0 3 2 2 .333
Crawford, C, LF 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 .286
  a-Aybar, W, PH-3B 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 .333
Longoria, 3B 3 1 1 2 1 2 2 .467
  Kapler, LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .100
Pena, C, 1B 6 2 3 6 0 1 4 .276
Burrell, DH 5 3 2 2 1 0 3 .240
Navarro, D, C 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 .231
Gross, RF 4 1 2 1 1 0 2 .200
Iwamura, 2B 4 1 2 3 1 0 2 .385
Bartlett, SS 4 2 3 1 0 0 2 .444
  b-Zobrist, PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
Totals 41 15 17 15 8 7 27  

a-Lined out for Crawford, C in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Bartlett in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Pena, C 2 (2, Wang, Albaladejo), Burrell (2, Wang), Iwamura (4, Coke).
HR: Pena, C (3, 2nd inning off Albaladejo, 3 on, 0 out), Bartlett (2, 3rd inning off Albaladejo, 0 on, 0 out), Burrell (1, 6th inning off Ramirez, E, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Bartlett 6; Gross 2; Longoria; Upton, B; Burrell 6; Pena, C 8; Navarro, D 2; Aybar, W; Iwamura 3.
RBI: Pena, C 6 (9), Burrell 2 (2), Gross (1), Longoria 2 (12), Bartlett (3), Iwamura 3 (4).
2-out RBI: Longoria; Iwamura 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Iwamura 2; Gross; Pena, C; Aybar, W 2; Zobrist; Burrell.
Team RISP: 8-for-23.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton, B 2 (2, 2nd base off Wang/Posada, 3rd base off Wang/Posada), Crawford, C (2, 2nd base off Wang/Posada), Bartlett (2, 2nd base off Wang/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Longoria-Iwamura-Pena, C, Iwamura-Zobrist-Pena, C).

 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wang (L, 0-2) 1.0 6 8 8 3 1 0 28.93
Albaladejo 3.0 5 3 3 1 2 2 4.26
Ramirez, E 2.0 4 1 1 1 3 1 2.70
Coke 1.0 1 3 0 2 0 0 9.82
Swisher 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kazmir (W, 2-0) 6.2 6 3 3 0 6 1 2.84
Cormier 1.1 2 2 2 2 0 0 3.38
Shouse 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.86

Wang pitched to 4 batters in the 2nd.
Albaladejo pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.

WP: Kazmir.
HBP: Crawford, C (by Wang).
Pitches-strikes: Wang 61-34, Albaladejo 60-34, Ramirez, E 51-31, Coke 38-18, Swisher 22-12, Kazmir 100-68, Cormier 28-14, Shouse 12-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Wang 1-0, Albaladejo 3-2, Ramirez, E 1-0, Coke 1-0, Swisher 0-1, Kazmir 8-2, Cormier 3-1, Shouse 2-0.
Batters faced: Wang 12, Albaladejo 15, Ramirez, E 11, Coke 7, Swisher 5, Kazmir 25, Cormier 8, Shouse 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Albaladejo 3-3, Ramirez, E 2-1, Cormier 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tony Randazzo. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Ed Montague. 3B: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:29.
Att: 36,973.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
April 13, 2009
April 13, 2009

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