Ben Zobrist follows through on his two-run single in the ninth. (David Zalubowski/AP)
By Cheng Sio / MLB.com
Matt Garza gave up three home runs to Rockies hitters, including back-to-back shots in the third inning, as the Rays fell in the rubber game of the series. The offense did little most of the day, but the Rays entered the ninth trailing by three and put the tying run on base, but fell short.
BATTING 2B: Tulowitzki (9, Nelson, J). HR: Barmes (7, 3rd inning off Garza, M, 1 on, 2 out), Helton (8, 3rd inning off Garza, M, 0 on, 2 out), Gonzalez, C
(1, 4th inning off Garza, M, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Tulowitzki 2; Barmes 5; Phillips; Jimenez, U; Gonzalez, C 4; Helton 4. RBI: Barmes 2 (34), Helton (46), Gonzalez, C (2). 2-out RBI: Barmes 2; Helton. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gonzalez, C. GIDP: Jimenez, U. Team RISP: 0-for-2. Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING SB: Tulowitzki (9, 3rd base off Nelson, J/Navarro, D). CS: Barmes (5, 2nd base by Choate/Navarro, D).