Evan Longoria connects on a solo home run in the first inning. (David Zalubowski/AP)
By Cheng Sio / MLB.com
The Rays got four RBIs on three base hits from Gabe Kapler and three hits and three runs from Ben Zobrist as they earned their sixth straight victory. Evan Longoria started the onslaught at the plate with a solo home run in the first inning.
a-Struck out for Niemann in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Balfour in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Upton, B (12, De La Rosa, J), Navarro, D (9, Fogg), Bartlett (12, Flores, R), Gross (7, Daley), Crawford, C (12,
Daley). 3B: Kapler (1, De La Rosa, J), Zobrist (4, De La Rosa, J). HR: Longoria (15, 1st inning off De La Rosa, J, 0 on, 2 out), Kapler (4, 3rd inning off De La Rosa, J, 0 on, 1 out),
Pena, C (21, 5th inning off Fogg, 0 on, 0 out), Zobrist (14, 7th inning off Flores, R, 0 on, 2 out), Upton, B (4, 8th inning
off Daley, 1 on, 0 out). TB: Bartlett 3; Gross 2; Longoria 4; Kapler 8; Upton, B 7; Crawford, C 2; Pena, C 4; Zobrist 8; Navarro, D 3. RBI: Longoria (59), Kapler 4 (15), Navarro, D (20), Upton, B 3 (18), Bartlett (31), Pena, C (49), Zobrist (39). 2-out RBI: Longoria; Zobrist; Kapler. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena, C; Crawford, C; Zobrist. SF: Bartlett. Team RISP: 4-for-12. Team LOB: 5.