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Wild night
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Rays 13, Athletics 4
Sean Gallagher walked five in 2 1/3 innings, allowing nine runs (seven earned). (Chris O'Meara/AP)
Sean Gallagher had control problems early, as evidenced by a six-run first inning during which he walked three, allowed two hits and hit a batter. In total, eight free passes were allowed by Gallagher (five) and Gio Gonzalez (three). Orlando Cabrera and Jack Cust homered.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (13-22)
Lost 4
Tampa Bay 13, Oakland 4   TB
Tampa Bay (20-20)
Won 4
May 18, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0   4 9 0
Tampa Bay
6 0 3 0 2 2 0 0 X   13 9 1
Standings thru 5/18/09  |  Recap: OAK | TB  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Rays stats
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Cabrera, O, SS 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .233
  Cunningham, A, LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Suzuki, K, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .320
Cust, DH 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .270
Holliday, LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .261
  Hannahan, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133
Giambi, 1B 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .200
  Powell, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194
Kennedy, A, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .367
Sweeney, R, CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
  a-Davis, R, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .179
Crosby, 3B-SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .224
Buck, RF 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 .225
Totals 34 4 9 4 0 3 11  

a-Popped out for Sweeney, R in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Buck (2, Niemann).
HR: Cabrera, O (2, 3rd inning off Niemann, 0 on, 0 out), Cust (6, 8th inning off Niemann, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Sweeney, R; Suzuki, K; Buck 3; Cust 5; Cabrera, O 4; Kennedy, A 2.
RBI: Giambi (17), Cabrera, O (12), Cust 2 (23).
2-out RBI: Cust 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kennedy, A.
SF: Giambi.
GIDP: Cabrera, O, Crosby.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
PB: Suzuki, K (1).
DP: (Cabrera, O-Kennedy, A-Giambi).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 2 .183
  Gross, RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .254
Crawford, C, LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .327
  a-Kapler, PH-CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .212
Longoria, 3B 5 2 2 0 0 1 0 .345
Pena, C, 1B 2 3 1 0 3 1 0 .248
Zobrist, RF-LF 3 1 0 1 2 2 4 .279
Aybar, W, DH 2 3 1 1 2 0 1 .263
Bartlett, SS 3 3 3 5 1 0 0 .384
Iwamura, 2B 4 0 2 3 0 1 4 .291
Hernandez, M, C 4 0 0 1 0 2 2 .258
Totals 32 13 9 11 9 10 14  

a-Grounded out for Crawford, C in the 6th.

BATTING
3B: Bartlett (2, Gonzalez, Gi).
TB: Bartlett 5; Aybar, W; Longoria 2; Pena, C; Iwamura 2.
RBI: Zobrist (20), Aybar, W (6), Bartlett 5 (22), Iwamura 3 (15), Hernandez, M (8).
2-out RBI: Bartlett 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Upton, B; Iwamura.
GIDP: Upton, B.
Team RISP: 4-for-9.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Bartlett (3, throw).
DP: 2 (Longoria-Iwamura-Pena, C 2).

 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Gallagher, S (L, 1-2) 2.1 3 9 7 5 1 0 8.16
Gonzalez, Gi 3.2 6 4 4 3 6 0 7.27
Cameron, K 2.0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2.45
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Niemann (W, 4-3) 8.0 8 4 3 0 3 2 4.97
Isringhausen 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

WP: Gallagher, S.
HBP: Aybar, W (by Gallagher, S).
Pitches-strikes: Gallagher, S 77-40, Gonzalez, Gi 91-54, Cameron, K 33-23, Niemann 110-75, Isringhausen 17-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Gallagher, S 2-4, Gonzalez, Gi 4-0, Cameron, K 3-0, Niemann 11-4, Isringhausen 2-0.
Batters faced: Gallagher, S 16, Gonzalez, Gi 19, Cameron, K 7, Niemann 31, Isringhausen 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Gonzalez, Gi 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Randy Marsh.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:55.
Att: 11,420.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
May 18, 2009
May 18, 2009

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