Matt Garza struck out three and walked three in seven-plus innings. (Darren Calabrese/AP)
By Erika Gilbert / MLB.com
What started with the very first pitch soon become a trend, as B.J. Upton, who led off with a home run, was followed by Carl Crawford and Willy Aybar with solo blasts of their own to account for all the runs the Rays would need. Matt Garza fired seven-plus innings of one-run ball.
BATTING 2B: Bartlett (16, Richmond), Pena, C (17, Carlson). HR: Upton, B (7, 1st inning off Richmond,
0 on, 0 out), Crawford (8, 3rd inning off Richmond, 0 on, 1 out), Aybar, W (7, 6th inning off Richmond, 0 on, 0 out). TB:
Upton, B 4; Crawford 5; Aybar, W 6; Pena, C 2; Zobrist; Bartlett 2. RBI: Upton, B (31), Crawford (38), Aybar, W
(25), Zobrist (46). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Navarro 2; Bartlett 3; Pena, C. SF: Zobrist. GIDP:
Crawford. Team RISP: 0-for-6. Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING CS: Crawford (7,
2nd base by Richmond/Chavez, R). PO: Zobrist (2nd base by Richmond).
a-Walked for Adams in the 9th. b-Flied out for Chavez, R in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Hill, A (13, Garza). TB: Hill, A 3; Wells, V; Rolen; Lind 2; Rios; Chavez, R. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Rolen; Wells, V 2; Overbay. GIDP: Overbay. Team RISP: 0-for-7. Team
FIELDING DP: (Overbay-Scutaro). Pickoffs: Richmond (Zobrist at 2nd base).
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