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Rays 8, Orioles 6
Jeff Niemann walked three and struck out two in five innings on Wednesday. (Gail Burton/AP)
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.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (16-19)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 8, Baltimore 6   BAL
Baltimore (14-20)
Lost 1
May 13, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 4   8 15 0
Baltimore
0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4   6 15 0
Standings thru 5/13/09  |  Recap: TB | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Orioles stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 6 0 3 1 0 1 4 .179
Crawford, LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .329
  Zobrist, LF 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 .274
Longoria, 3B 6 0 0 0 0 2 7 .346
Pena, C, 1B 3 3 2 0 2 0 0 .262
Aybar, W, DH 3 1 1 1 2 0 2 .273
Gross, RF 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .255
Iwamura, 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 4 .282
Bartlett, SS 4 2 3 1 1 1 2 .369
Navarro, C 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 .190
Totals 40 8 15 7 6 6 26  

BATTING
2B: Pena, C 2 (8, Bergesen, Bergesen), Upton, B (6, Bergesen), Zobrist (6, Ray).
HR: Bartlett (5, 3rd inning off Bergesen, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Upton, B 4; Zobrist 3; Pena, C 4; Aybar, W; Gross; Iwamura 2; Bartlett 6; Navarro.
RBI: Bartlett (14), Gross (6), Aybar, W (3), Navarro 2 (7), Upton, B (4), Zobrist (14).
2-out RBI: Navarro; Upton, B; Zobrist.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett; Longoria 4; Upton, B 2; Gross.
SAC: Navarro.
SF: Navarro.
Team RISP: 6-for-19.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bartlett (9, 2nd base off Ray/Moeller).

FIELDING
DP: (Shouse-Bartlett-Pena, C).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 4 2 2 2 1 1 0 .288
Jones, Ad, CF 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 .370
  1-Pie, PR-CF 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 .206
Markakis, RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .344
Huff, 1B 4 1 2 0 1 0 1 .275
Mora, 3B 5 0 1 1 0 0 3 .254
Montanez, LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .220
Wigginton, DH 5 1 3 1 0 1 1 .222
Moeller, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .212
  a-Zaun, PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .212
Izturis, C, SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .255
Totals 40 6 15 6 3 4 14  

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: Roberts, B 6; Jones, Ad 2; Pie 5; Markakis; Huff 3; Mora; Wigginton 7; Izturis, C 3.
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), Roberts, B (5, 3rd base off Niemann/Navarro).
CS: Huff (2, 2nd base by Niemann/Navarro).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Niemann (W, 3-3) 5.0 8 2 2 3 2 1 5.35
Cormier (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.39
Shouse (H, 3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.86
Wheeler (H, 5) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.23
Percival 0.1 4 4 4 0 0 2 6.00
Howell (S, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.00
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bergesen (L, 1-1) 5.2 9 4 4 1 3 1 5.27
Ray 1.1 1 0 0 1 2 0 6.35
Walker 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.70
McCrory 1.2 3 4 4 4 1 0 9.00

WP: Bergesen, McCrory.
IBB: Aybar, W (by Bergesen), Pena, C (by Ray).
Pitches-strikes: Niemann 88-52, Cormier 15-10, Shouse 14-10, Wheeler 11-9, Percival 19-10, Howell 12-8, Bergesen 96-61, Ray 21-12, Walker 5-3, McCrory 48-25.
Groundouts-flyouts: Niemann 3-3, Cormier 1-0, Shouse 1-0, Wheeler 0-2, Percival 0-1, Howell 2-0, Bergesen 9-4, Ray 0-1, Walker 1-0, McCrory 2-1.
Batters faced: Niemann 25, Cormier 3, Shouse 3, Wheeler 4, Percival 5, Howell 3, Bergesen 27, Ray 6, Walker 3, McCrory 12.
Inherited runners-scored: Howell 1-1, Ray 2-0, McCrory 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tom Hallion. 1B: Jerry Crawford. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Todd Tichenor.
Weather: 66 degrees, clear.
Wind: 11 mph, R to L.
T: 3:26.
Att: 13,237.
May 13, 2009

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