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Unlucky seven
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Rays 10, Marlins 3
Jeremy Hermida can't make the catch against the wall on Evan Longoria's double. (AP)
The Marlins got a strong outing from an unlikely source when Minor League callup Sean West tossed five innings and allowed just two Rays to cross the plate. The Marlins tied it in the seventh but the bullpen gave up seven runs over the final two frames to end the ballgame.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (23-22)
Won 3
Tampa Bay 10, Florida 3   FLA
Florida (19-25)
Lost 4
May 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 6   10 13 0
Florida
0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0   3 7 3
Standings thru 5/23/09  |  Recap: TB | FLA  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Marlins stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 .196
Crawford, C, LF 5 3 1 0 1 0 3 .319
Longoria, 3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 .331
  1-Brignac, PR-2B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500
Aybar, W, 1B 3 0 1 1 1 1 2 .282
  Howell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Balfour, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Gross, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .271
  Wheeler, D, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Sonnanstine, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250
  Isringhausen, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Bartlett, SS 5 1 2 3 0 1 5 .376
Zobrist, 2B-RF 5 1 3 1 1 1 2 .292
Kapler, RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .190
  a-Pena, C, PH-1B 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 .244
Hernandez, M, C 4 1 2 2 1 0 3 .297
Niemann, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000
  Iwamura, 2B-3B 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .298
Totals 39 10 13 9 9 8 31  

a-Walked for Kapler in the 7th. b-Struck out for Balfour in the 8th. c-Struck out for Wheeler, D in the 9th.
1-Ran for Longoria in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Longoria (19, West), Zobrist (8, Lindstrom), Upton, B (8, Lindstrom), Bartlett (11, Penn).
TB: Bartlett 3; Hernandez, M 2; Longoria 3; Upton, B 3; Crawford, C; Zobrist 4; Aybar, W.
RBI: Hernandez, M 2 (10), Bartlett 3 (29), Aybar, W (10), Longoria (48), Upton, B (8), Zobrist (23).
2-out RBI: Hernandez, M; Bartlett 2; Zobrist.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett 2; Niemann 2; Zobrist 2; Upton, B; Hernandez, M 2; Pena, C.
SAC: Niemann; Upton, B.
SF: Bartlett.
Team RISP: 6-for-20.
Team LOB: 15.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford, C (26, 2nd base off Badenhop/Paulino, R), Bartlett (13, 2nd base off Badenhop/Paulino, R).

 
Florida AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bonifacio, 3B 5 0 1 0 0 1 6 .261
Hermida, RF 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .260
Ramirez, H, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .323
Cantu, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .272
Uggla, 2B 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 .208
Ross, C, CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 .240
Paulino, R, C 4 0 2 0 0 2 1 .232
Coghlan, LF 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 .143
West, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  Badenhop, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Meyer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Gload, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .255
  Oviedo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Lindstrom, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Penn, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Helms, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .216
Totals 33 3 7 3 3 9 16  

a-Singled for Meyer in the 7th. b-Hit by pitch for Penn in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Uggla (8, 4th inning off Niemann, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Hermida; Paulino, R 2; Bonifacio; Ramirez, H; Gload; Uggla 4.
RBI: Uggla (30), Gload (6), Hermida (17).
2-out RBI: Uggla; Hermida.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cantu; Hermida 4; Ramirez, H.
SAC: West.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ramirez, H (8, 2nd base off Niemann/Hernandez, M), Bonifacio (9, 2nd base off Niemann/Hernandez, M).

FIELDING
E: Uggla (5, fielding), Cantu (4, fielding), Lindstrom (1, pickoff).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Niemann 6.0 4 1 1 1 5 1 4.53
Howell (BS, 3) 0.2 2 2 2 2 1 0 3.00
Balfour (W, 2-0) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.03
Wheeler, D (H, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.06
Isringhausen 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Florida IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
West 5.0 4 2 2 4 5 0 3.60
Badenhop 1.2 3 1 1 1 0 0 5.75
Meyer 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.95
Oviedo (L, 2-2) 1.0 1 1 1 1 1 0 3.38
Lindstrom 0.1 3 4 4 1 1 0 6.75
Penn 0.2 2 2 2 1 1 0 6.97

Balk: Lindstrom.
IBB: Zobrist (by Badenhop).
HBP: Longoria (by Penn), Helms (by Isringhausen).
Pitches-strikes: Niemann 90-62, Howell 29-14, Balfour 5-5, Wheeler, D 9-6, Isringhausen 24-16, West 91-55, Badenhop 33-19, Meyer 13-7, Oviedo 21-14, Lindstrom 17-10, Penn 25-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Niemann 5-5, Howell 0-1, Balfour 0-0, Wheeler, D 0-0, Isringhausen 0-1, West 5-4, Badenhop 2-3, Meyer 0-0, Oviedo 2-0, Lindstrom 0-0, Penn 0-1.
Batters faced: Niemann 23, Howell 6, Balfour 1, Wheeler, D 3, Isringhausen 5, West 24, Badenhop 9, Meyer 2, Oviedo 6, Lindstrom 5, Penn 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Balfour 2-0, Meyer 2-0, Penn 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Tim Tschida. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: Jeff Nelson.
Weather: 76 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:49.
Att: 20,253.
Venue: Land Shark Stadium.
May 23, 2009
May 23, 2009

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