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Offense impresses
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Rays 9, Angels 5
Carlos Pena rounds the bases after hitting a solo homer. (Reinhold Matay/AP)
It was a tough night for starter Jeff Niemann, but the Rays bailed their hurler out by putting up nine runs in the first five innings. Willy Aybar had two hits, two runs and three RBIs and Ben Zobrist had two hits and three runs scored.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 06/09: LAA 4, TB 3
  • Wed. 06/10: TB 9, LAA 5
  • Thu. 06/11: TB 11, LAA 1
LAA
LA Angels (29-28)
Lost 1
Tampa Bay 9, LA Angels 5   TB
Tampa Bay (30-31)
Won 1
June 10, 2009
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LA Angels
0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   5 10 1
Tampa Bay
0 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 X   9 11 2
Standings thru 6/10/09  |  Recap: LAA | TB  |  Gameday  |  Angels stats  |  Rays stats
LA Angels AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Figgins, 3B 4 1 2 2 1 1 0 .315
Abreu, RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 2 .295
Rivera, J, LF 5 0 2 1 0 1 3 .310
Guerrero, DH 5 0 2 0 0 1 2 .272
Morales, K, 1B 5 0 0 0 0 1 3 .261
Izturis, M, SS 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .259
Napoli, C 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .264
Matthews, CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .246
Kendrick, H, 2B 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 .236
Totals 35 5 10 5 4 8 16  

BATTING
2B: Abreu (13, Niemann), Matthews (6, Niemann), Kendrick, H (7, Cormier).
3B: Figgins (3, Niemann), Guerrero (1, Wheeler).
TB: Figgins 4; Abreu 2; Rivera, J 2; Guerrero 4; Napoli; Matthews 2; Kendrick, H 2.
RBI: Matthews (16), Figgins 2 (18), Abreu (28), Rivera, J (27).
2-out RBI: Figgins 2; Rivera, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Napoli 3; Guerrero; Rivera, J; Morales, K.
SF: Abreu.
Team RISP: 4-for-13.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Izturis, M (6, 2nd base off Isringhausen/Navarro).
PO: Figgins (3rd base by Navarro).

FIELDING
E: Figgins (6, throw).
Outfield assists: Rivera, J (Crawford at 2nd base).
DP: (Kendrick, H-Izturis, M-Morales, K).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 1 1 0 0 2 3 .217
Crawford, LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 .324
Longoria, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .307
Pena, C, 1B 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 .227
Zobrist, 2B 3 3 2 0 1 1 0 .311
Aybar, W, DH 3 2 2 3 1 0 0 .261
Gross, RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .255
Navarro, C 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 .197
Brignac, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 1 .222
Totals 34 9 11 7 2 7 9  

BATTING
2B: Gross (5, Lackey).
HR: Pena, C (18, 3rd inning off Lackey, 0 on, 1 out), Aybar, W (5, 5th inning off Lackey, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Upton, B; Crawford 2; Pena, C 5; Zobrist 2; Aybar, W 5; Gross 2; Brignac.
RBI: Aybar, W 3 (19), Gross (17), Navarro (14), Crawford (28), Pena, C (43).
2-out RBI: Crawford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Upton, B 2.
GIDP: Longoria.
Team RISP: 4-for-9.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Zobrist (7, 2nd base off Lackey/Napoli), Upton, B (18, 2nd base off Lackey/Napoli).

FIELDING
E: Brignac (2, fielding), Gross (2, throw).
Outfield assists: Crawford (Abreu at home).
Pickoffs: Navarro (Figgins at 3rd base).

 
LA Angels IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lackey (L, 1-2) 5.0 11 9 8 2 2 2 6.61
Thompson 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1.29
Speier, J 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.84
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Niemann 3.2 7 5 4 3 3 0 4.12
Cormier (W, 1-1) 2.1 2 0 0 1 2 0 2.06
Isringhausen 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.45
Nelson, J 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.26
Wheeler 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.30

WP: Lackey.
HBP: Izturis, M (by Isringhausen).
Pitches-strikes: Lackey 98-58, Thompson 22-15, Speier, J 16-10, Niemann 91-48, Cormier 46-29, Isringhausen 22-17, Nelson, J 11-9, Wheeler 14-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lackey 8-3, Thompson 1-1, Speier, J 1-0, Niemann 3-2, Cormier 2-3, Isringhausen 0-1, Nelson, J 1-2, Wheeler 1-0.
Batters faced: Lackey 27, Thompson 6, Speier, J 3, Niemann 20, Cormier 10, Isringhausen 4, Nelson, J 4, Wheeler 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Cormier 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B: Jeff Kellogg. 2B: Tim Timmons. 3B: Mark Wegner.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:00.
Att: 15,658.
June 10, 2009

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