Carlos Pena hit a double and a home run and scored twice. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
By Zach Schonbrun / MLB.com
For the second successive start, Scott Kazmir gave up seven runs in fewer than five innings. On Wednesday, he was pulled after 4 1/3 frames. The Rays tried to come back, but fell just shy when B.J. Upton was robbed of a game-tying hit.
BATTING 2B: Kennedy, A (3, Kazmir), Cunningham, A (1, Kazmir). TB: Giambi;
Suzuki, K; Cunningham, A 2; Cust; Holliday; Crosby; Cabrera, O 2; Kennedy, A 2. RBI: Giambi (18),
Suzuki, K (16), Kennedy, A (5), Crosby (9), Cunningham, A (1), Cabrera, O 2 (14). 2-out RBI: Giambi;
Suzuki, K; Cabrera, O 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kennedy, A; Cust 2; Davis, R; Cabrera,
O. SF: Crosby. Team RISP: 5-for-12. Team LOB: 9.
Sweeney, R (3, 2nd base off Isringhausen/Navarro, D).
FIELDING E: Kennedy, A (2, throw),
Cabrera, O (7, throw). DP: 2 (Kennedy, A-Cabrera, O-Giambi, Kennedy, A-Suzuki, K).
BATTING 2B: Pena, C (9, Anderson, B), Longoria (17, Casilla, S). 3B: Iwamura
(1, Wuertz). HR: Pena, C (14, 4th inning off Anderson, B, 1 on, 2 out), Aybar, W (2, 5th inning off
Anderson, B, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Bartlett; Longoria 2; Pena, C 6; Navarro, D; Aybar, W 4; Iwamura 4. RBI:
Pena, C 2 (35), Aybar, W 2 (9), Iwamura (16). 2-out RBI: Pena, C 2. Runners left
in scoring position, 2 out: Aybar, W 2. SF: Aybar, W. GIDP: Navarro, D. Team
RISP: 3-for-6. Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING SB: Upton, B (13, 2nd base off Anderson,