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Sonnanstine struggles
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Orioles 7, Rays 5
Evan Longoria follows through on his second-inning RBI single. (Nick Wass/AP)
Staked to an early four-run advantage after the Rays offense put up five runs in the second inning, starter Andy Sonnanstine could not make it hold up. The righty was lifted after just two-plus innings, unable to make the most of Carl Crawford's two RBIs and Evan Longoria's league-leading 45th.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (15-19)
Lost 2
Baltimore 7, Tampa Bay 5   BAL
Baltimore (14-19)
Won 1
May 12, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   5 11 0
Baltimore
1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 X   7 11 1
Standings thru 5/12/09  |  Recap: TB | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Orioles stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 .160
Crawford, C, LF 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 .336
Longoria, 3B 4 0 2 1 1 0 1 .362
Pena, C, 1B 4 0 1 0 1 1 3 .252
Aybar, W, DH 5 1 2 0 0 1 4 .268
Zobrist, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .254
Bartlett, SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .356
Kapler, RF 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .234
  a-Gross, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260
Navarro, D, C 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 .186
Totals 36 5 11 5 4 3 17  

a-Flied out for Kapler in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Crawford, C 2 (10, Hendrickson, Hendrickson), Bartlett (7, Hendrickson), Longoria (16, Baez).
TB: Navarro, D; Bartlett 3; Aybar, W 2; Kapler; Longoria 3; Crawford, C 4; Pena, C.
RBI: Kapler (1), Navarro, D (5), Crawford, C 2 (17), Longoria (45).
2-out RBI: Navarro, D; Crawford, C 2; Longoria.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena, C; Aybar, W; Upton, B.
SF: Kapler.
GIDP: Navarro, D.
Team RISP: 4-for-10.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bartlett (8, 2nd base off Johnson, J/Zaun).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Kapler (Montanez at home), Upton, B (Izturis, C at 2nd base).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 4 1 0 1 0 1 3 .281
Jones, Ad, CF 4 2 2 4 0 0 0 .363
Markakis, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .349
Huff, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .268
Mora, 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 .258
Montanez, DH-LF 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 .243
Zaun, C 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .214
Pie, LF 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .180
  Wigginton, LF 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .204
  Sherrill, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Izturis, C, SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .245
Totals 34 7 11 7 2 5 14  

BATTING
2B: Montanez (4, Sonnanstine), Huff (9, Sonnanstine), Wigginton (3, Howell), Markakis (11, Nelson, J).
HR: Jones, Ad 2 (8, 1st inning off Sonnanstine, 0 on, 1 out; 2nd inning off Sonnanstine, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Izturis, C; Jones, Ad 8; Wigginton 2; Mora 2; Zaun; Montanez 3; Markakis 2; Huff 2.
RBI: Jones, Ad 4 (25), Montanez (6), Roberts, B (13), Mora (12).
2-out RBI: Jones, Ad 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Izturis, C; Roberts, B; Mora.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Jones, Ad (2, fielding).
DP: 2 (Huff, Izturis, C-Huff).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sonnanstine (L, 1-4) 2.0 9 7 7 1 1 2 7.27
Balfour 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.08
Howell 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.14
Nelson, J 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.20
Wheeler, D 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.75
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hendrickson 2.0 6 5 5 1 0 0 6.35
Bass (W, 2-1) 4.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 5.18
Baez (H, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.37
Johnson, J (H, 5) 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.52
Sherrill (S, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.68

Sonnanstine pitched to 3 batters in the 3rd.

IBB: Pena, C (by Baez).
Pitches-strikes: Sonnanstine 69-44, Balfour 23-15, Howell 28-20, Nelson, J 28-15, Wheeler, D 5-5, Hendrickson 42-26, Bass 43-28, Baez 15-7, Johnson, J 22-11, Sherrill 26-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Sonnanstine 1-3, Balfour 2-3, Howell 3-1, Nelson, J 1-0, Wheeler, D 0-1, Hendrickson 1-3, Bass 6-2, Baez 2-1, Johnson, J 1-1, Sherrill 1-1.
Batters faced: Sonnanstine 15, Balfour 6, Howell 7, Nelson, J 6, Wheeler, D 2, Hendrickson 13, Bass 14, Baez 5, Johnson, J 5, Sherrill 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Balfour 2-0, Wheeler, D 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Todd Tichenor. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 64 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:01.
Att: 17,122.
Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
May 12, 2009
May 12, 2009

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