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Price leads Rays
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Rays 5, Marlins 2
David Price allowed one run on two hits and struck out four in 6 1/3 innings. (Steve Nesius/AP)
David Price turned in his best start of the season as he allowed just one run on two hits in 6 1/3 innings. That was more than enough, as Tampa Bay struck for two runs in the second and B.J. Upton added a solo homer in the third to help the Rays sweep the Marlins.
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Series at a glance:
FLA
Florida (38-39)
Lost 3
Tampa Bay 5, Florida 2   TB
Tampa Bay (42-35)
Won 5
June 28, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Florida
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1   2 4 1
Tampa Bay
0 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 X   5 10 0
Standings thru 6/28/09  |  Recap: FLA | TB  |  Gameday  |  Marlins stats  |  Rays stats
Florida AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Coghlan, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .259
Bonifacio, 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .249
Ramirez, H, SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .333
Cantu, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .283
Uggla, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .225
Ross, C, CF 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .276
Hermida, DH 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .256
  b-Helms, PH-DH 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .235
  1-De Aza, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
Paulino, R, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 .265
Carroll, RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .288
  a-Gload, PH-RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .288
Totals 29 2 4 2 6 6 17  

a-Grounded out for Carroll in the 8th. b-Walked for Hermida in the 9th.
1-Ran for Helms in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Cantu; Bonifacio; Ramirez, H; Uggla.
RBI: Ramirez, H (51), Helms (14).
2-out RBI: Ramirez, H.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Uggla; Paulino, R; Gload 2.
GIDP: Paulino, R.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bonifacio (16, 2nd base off Price/Navarro, D).
CS: Ramirez, H (6, 2nd base by Price/Navarro, D).
PO: Ramirez, H (1st base by Price).

FIELDING
E: Uggla (7, throw).
DP: (Bonifacio-Uggla-Cantu).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .249
Crawford, C, LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .316
Longoria, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 .306
Pena, C, 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .242
Zobrist, 2B 3 0 1 1 0 2 2 .287
Burrell, DH 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .233
Bartlett, SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 .364
Kapler, RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .250
  a-Gross, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .277
Navarro, D, C 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .214
Totals 34 5 10 5 1 5 13  

a-Struck out for Kapler in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Bartlett (15, Miller, A), Kapler (12, Miller, A).
HR: Upton, B (6, 3rd inning off Miller, A, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Bartlett 2; Kapler 2; Longoria; Upton, B 5; Crawford, C 2; Pena, C 2; Zobrist.
RBI: Bartlett (36), Kapler (19), Upton, B (29), Longoria (63), Zobrist (45).
2-out RBI: Zobrist.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Navarro, D; Burrell 2; Upton, B; Zobrist.
GIDP: Longoria.
Team RISP: 4-for-12.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pena, C (1, 2nd base off Miller, A/Paulino, R), Upton, B (28, 2nd base off Miller, A/Paulino, R).

FIELDING
DP: (Bartlett-Zobrist-Pena, C).
Pickoffs: Price (Ramirez, H at 1st base).

 
Florida IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Miller, A (L, 2-4) 6.1 8 5 5 1 4 1 4.45
Wood, T 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Price (W, 2-2) 6.1 2 1 1 5 4 0 3.93
Nelson, J (H, 6) 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.45
Bradford 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 6.75
Howell (S, 5) 0.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.67

WP: Miller, A.
HBP: Ross, C (by Howell), Zobrist (by Miller, A).
Pitches-strikes: Miller, A 101-59, Wood, T 29-20, Price 96-56, Nelson, J 8-6, Bradford 23-14, Howell 17-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Miller, A 4-7, Wood, T 1-2, Price 6-4, Nelson, J 3-1, Bradford 1-0, Howell 0-0.
Batters faced: Miller, A 29, Wood, T 7, Price 25, Nelson, J 4, Bradford 3, Howell 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Wood, T 2-2, Nelson, J 1-0, Howell 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Mike DiMuro. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Dale Scott. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:40.
Att: 29,459.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
June 28, 2009
June 28, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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