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Hit it where they ain't
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Marlins 5, Rays 4
Josh Johnson struck out seven batters over seven frames on Sunday. (Lynne Sladky/AP)
Josh Johnson aided his own cause early, driving in a run during a three-run third, but the game ended up going to extra innings. In the 11th Ross Gload lifted a line drive over a five-man infield as the Marlins salvaged the finale against the Rays.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (23-23)
Lost 1
Florida 5, Tampa Bay 4   FLA
Florida (20-25)
Won 1
May 24, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0   4 9 1
Florida
0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   5 17 0
Standings thru 5/24/09  |  Recap: TB | FLA  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Marlins stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 .195
Crawford, C, LF 4 1 1 1 2 0 0 .317
Longoria, 3B 5 0 2 1 1 2 1 .333
Pena, C, 1B 4 0 0 0 1 3 3 .238
Zobrist, RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .277
Bartlett, SS 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 .373
Iwamura, 2B 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 .310
  Howell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Aybar, W, PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .278
Navarro, D, C 4 0 1 0 1 0 3 .212
Shields, P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000
  Balfour, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Nelson, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Wheeler, D, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Brignac, PH-2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250
  Cormier, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Shouse, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 42 4 9 3 6 9 17  

a-Grounded out for Wheeler, D in the 9th. b-Struck out for Howell in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Crawford, C (11, Johnson, Jo), Longoria (20, Johnson, Jo), Iwamura (13, Johnson, Jo).
3B: Upton, B (1, Johnson, Jo).
HR: Bartlett (7, 8th inning off Oviedo, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Bartlett 4; Longoria 3; Upton, B 3; Crawford, C 2; Navarro, D; Iwamura 4.
RBI: Longoria (49), Crawford, C (21), Bartlett (30).
2-out RBI: Bartlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena, C; Shields 2; Zobrist 3.
Team RISP: 1-for-11.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford, C 2 (28, 2nd base off Johnson, Jo/Baker, Jo, 2nd base off Lindstrom/Baker, Jo), Bartlett (14, 2nd base off Johnson, Jo/Baker, Jo).

FIELDING
E: Crawford, C (2, fielding).
DP: 3 (Iwamura-Bartlett-Pena, C 2, Wheeler, D-Iwamura-Bartlett-Navarro, D).
Pickoffs: Shields (Bonifacio at 1st base).

 
Florida AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bonifacio, 3B 6 0 1 0 0 2 3 .258
Hermida, RF 5 0 3 0 1 2 0 .271
Ramirez, H, SS 5 0 1 0 1 1 2 .319
Gload, 1B 6 1 3 1 0 2 3 .279
Uggla, 2B 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 .205
Baker, Jo, C 4 2 3 2 1 0 3 .284
Ross, C, CF 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .239
Coghlan, LF 5 0 3 0 0 1 2 .191
Johnson, Jo, P 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .091
  Oviedo, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Helms, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .212
  Lindstrom, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Calero, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Meyer, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Sanches, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Cantu, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .276
  1-Hayes, PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
Totals 43 5 17 5 5 10 21  

a-Hit into a double play for Oviedo in the 8th. b-Singled for Sanches in the 11th.
1-Ran for Cantu in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Gload (1, Shields), Ross, C (11, Shields).
HR: Baker, Jo (6, 6th inning off Shields, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Hermida 3; Johnson, Jo; Ross, C 2; Cantu; Bonifacio; Ramirez, H; Gload 4; Coghlan 3; Baker, Jo 6.
RBI: Baker, Jo 2 (19), Ross, C (26), Johnson, Jo (2), Gload (7).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Uggla; Coghlan.
SAC: Uggla.
GIDP: Bonifacio, Baker, Jo.
Team RISP: 5-for-12.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Uggla (1, 2nd base off Cormier/Navarro, D).
PO: Bonifacio (1st base by Shields).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Shields 6.2 12 4 4 2 7 1 3.63
Balfour 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.95
Nelson, J 0.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 5.50
Wheeler, D 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.86
Howell 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.86
Cormier (L, 0-1) 1.1 1 1 1 2 1 0 2.30
Shouse 0.0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3.77
 
Florida IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Johnson, Jo 7.0 6 3 3 3 7 0 2.67
Oviedo (BS, 2) 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 3.63
Lindstrom 0.2 0 0 0 3 0 0 6.50
Calero 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.42
Meyer 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.79
Sanches (W, 1-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

WP: Johnson, Jo 2.
IBB: Longoria (by Lindstrom), Ramirez, H (by Shouse).
Pitches-strikes: Shields 102-67, Balfour 3-1, Nelson, J 10-8, Wheeler, D 3-3, Howell 9-6, Cormier 24-12, Shouse 17-8, Johnson, Jo 114-68, Oviedo 18-13, Lindstrom 26-10, Calero 3-2, Meyer 16-9, Sanches 11-6.
Groundouts-flyouts: Shields 5-0, Balfour 0-0, Nelson, J 0-0, Wheeler, D 1-0, Howell 1-0, Cormier 1-2, Shouse 0-0, Johnson, Jo 9-3, Oviedo 0-1, Lindstrom 1-1, Calero 1-0, Meyer 0-1, Sanches 0-1.
Batters faced: Shields 31, Balfour 1, Nelson, J 3, Wheeler, D 1, Howell 3, Cormier 7, Shouse 3, Johnson, Jo 30, Oviedo 5, Lindstrom 5, Calero 1, Meyer 4, Sanches 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Balfour 2-0, Wheeler, D 2-0, Shouse 1-1, Calero 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Mark Carlson.
Weather: 78 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:51 (:22 delay).
Att: 12,839.
Venue: Land Shark Stadium.
May 24, 2009
May 24, 2009

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