Ben Zobrist beats the tag by Nats catcher Josh Bard to score in the second. (Brian Blanco/AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
Afforded an extra pitch in the eighth inning, pinch-hitter Gabe Kapler blasted a game-winning home run to left field. After Matt Garza allowed three runs on seven hits over 5 2/3 innings, a trio of Rays relievers allowed just one hit the rest of the way.
BATTING 2B: Gross (6, Hanrahan), Navarro (8, Villone). HR: Kapler (2, 8th inning off Villone,
0 on, 2 out). TB: Upton, B; Pena, C; Zobrist; Gross 2; Kapler 4; Navarro 3; Brignac. RBI: Navarro (18),
Gross (20), Kapler (8). 2-out RBI: Navarro; Gross; Kapler. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out:
Pena, C 2; Crawford; Navarro 2; Brignac. Team RISP: 2-for-12. Team LOB: 8.
Crawford (36, 2nd base off Stammen/Bard), Brignac (1, 2nd base off Hanrahan/Bard), Upton, B 2 (20, 2nd base off Stammen/Bard,
3rd base off Stammen/Bard), Zobrist (8, 2nd base off Stammen/Bard).
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