Brian Roberts homered for the second consecutive game against the Rays. (Getty)
By Spencer Fordin / MLB.com
Brian Roberts continued his hot hitting with a two-run homer in the second inning and Gregg Zaun belted a solo shot in the fifth. However, a strong beginning to Koji Uehara's start went south in the seventh as the Rays scored three runs to salvage a split in the series.
BATTING 2B: Jones, A (9, Garza). HR: Roberts, B (4, 3rd inning off Garza, 1 on, 1 out), Zaun
(1, 5th inning off Garza, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Roberts, B 4; Zaun 4; Jones, A 3. RBI: Roberts, B 2 (11),
Zaun (2). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mora. GIDP: Andino. Team RISP: 0-for-3. Team
FIELDING E: Jones, A (1, throw), Zaun (3, throw), Mora (2, fielding). Pickoffs:
Uehara (Bartlett at 2nd base).