B.J. Upton drops an RBI bunt single in the fifth inning. (Steve Nesius/AP)
By Zach Schonbrun / MLB.com
Jason Bartlett helped the Rays tie the game with a double in the fifth, scoring when B.J. Upton eluded a tag for a bunt single. In the ninth, Bartlett came up even bigger, hitting a single, stealing second, moving to third on a wild pitch and scoring on Willy Aybar's walk-off sacrifice fly for the Rays' fourth straight win.
a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Hernandez, M in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Bartlett (14, Volstad). HR: Pena, C (23, 4th inning off Volstad, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Bartlett 3; Hernandez, M; Upton, B; Crawford, C; Pena, C 4; Burrell. RBI: Pena, C (55), Upton, B (28), Aybar, W (24). 2-out RBI: Pena, C. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Longoria; Burrell. SF: Aybar, W. Team RISP: 2-for-5. Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING SB: Crawford, C (39, 2nd base off Oviedo/Paulino, R), Bartlett (16, 2nd base off Badenhop/Paulino, R). CS: Upton, B (7, 2nd base by Volstad/Paulino, R).