Andy Sonnanstine went six innings, allowing four runs on seven hits. (Paul J. Bereswill/AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
Andy Sonnanstine surrendered a three-run homer in the third, creating a deficit that the Rays would not erase in the opener against the Mets. B.J. Upton pulled Tampa Bay within one with a two-run double, but that's as close as the club would get.
BATTING 2B: Upton, B (13, Parnell), Pena, C (14, Green, S). TB: Upton, B 3; Pena, C 2; Bartlett;
Navarro; Sonnanstine. RBI: Pena, C (50), Upton, B 2 (20). 2-out RBI: Upton, B 2. Runners left
in scoring position, 2 out: Crawford; Bartlett. GIDP: Crawford. Team RISP: 1-for-9. Team
BASERUNNING SB: Upton, B (26, 2nd base off Nieve/Schneider).
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