Jeff Niemann walked three and struck out two in five innings on Wednesday. (Gail Burton/AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
Jason Bartlett had three hits, bookended by a solo blast in the second inning and a bunt single in the eighth to pace the offense, which knocked out 15 hits. Carl Crawford left in the fifth inning with a sore shoulder after making a diving catch.
a-Flied out for Moeller in the 8th. 1-Ran for Jones, Ad in the 4th.
BATTING 2B: Wigginton (4, Niemann), Roberts, B (9, Niemann), Izturis, C (5, Percival), Huff (10, Percival). HR: Wigginton (2, 2nd inning off Niemann, 0 on, 1 out), Roberts, B (5, 9th inning off Percival, 1 on, 0 out), Pie (2,
9th inning off Percival, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Izturis, C 3; Jones, Ad 2; Roberts, B 6; Wigginton 7; Mora; Markakis; Huff 3; Pie 5. RBI: Wigginton (11), Jones, Ad (26), Roberts, B 2 (15), Pie (3), Mora (13). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mora; Markakis 2; Moeller 2. GIDP: Markakis. Team RISP: 4-for-7. Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING SB: Izturis, C (7, 2nd base off Niemann/Navarro, D), Roberts, B (5, 3rd base off Niemann/Navarro, D). CS: Huff (2, 2nd base by Niemann/Navarro, D).