James Shields allowed three runs on nine hits in 6 2/3 innings. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
B.J. Upton delivered a bases-clearing double with two outs in the eighth inning to break a 3-3 tie, sending the Rays to their third consecutive win. Starter James Shields was in line for the win until he allowed a homer to Hanley Ramirez in the seventh. Carlos Pena and Evan Longoria each recorded RBI singles.
BATTING 2B: Upton, B 2 (18, Johnson, Jo, Sanches). TB: Gross 3; Longoria 2;
Upton, B 4; Crawford, C 2; Pena, C; Navarro, D. RBI: Pena, C (54), Longoria (62), Upton, B 3 (27),
Crawford, C (35). 2-out RBI: Pena, C; Upton, B 3; Crawford, C. Runners left in
scoring position, 2 out: Zobrist; Pena, C. Team RISP: 4-for-11. Team LOB: 7.
Crawford, C (38, 2nd base off Johnson, Jo/Baker, Jo), Upton, B (27, 2nd base off Johnson, Jo/Baker, Jo), Bartlett (15, 3rd
base off Sanches/Baker, Jo). CS: Gross (2, 2nd base by Johnson, Jo/Baker, Jo), Crawford, C (6, 2nd
base by Sanches/Baker, Jo).
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