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Zobrist powers Rays
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Rays 10, Blue Jays 9
Ben Zobrist, Evan Longoria and Carlos Pena celebrate after Zobrist's homer. (Brian Blanco/AP)
Ben Zobrist's RBI single in the ninth inning gave the Rays back-to-back walk-off wins over the Blue Jays. Zobrist had three hits, including a three-run home run. B.J. Upton stole home in the first.
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Series at a glance:
TOR
Toronto (43-43)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 10, Toronto 9   TB
Tampa Bay (46-39)
Won 2
July 8, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
1 1 0 3 0 1 3 0 0   9 14 0
Tampa Bay
1 2 2 3 0 1 0 0 1   10 17 0
Standings thru 7/8/09  |  Recap: TOR | TB  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays stats  |  Rays stats
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 .283
Hill, A, 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 .298
Lind, DH 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .307
Rolen, 3B 5 1 3 1 0 1 2 .330
Wells, V, CF 5 3 2 1 0 1 2 .264
Millar, 1B 4 1 2 1 1 2 1 .240
Rios, A, RF 5 1 1 2 0 1 3 .259
Bautista, LF 3 1 1 0 1 2 2 .263
Chavez, R, C 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .262
Totals 41 9 14 9 2 8 19  

BATTING
2B: Rolen (26, Kazmir), Bautista (7, Kazmir), Hill, A (14, Kazmir), Millar (8, Balfour).
HR: Lind (19, 1st inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 2 out), Wells, V (9, 2nd inning off Kazmir, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lind 4; Scutaro 2; Millar 3; Bautista 2; Wells, V 5; Rios, A; Rolen 4; Hill, A 3.
RBI: Lind (58), Wells, V (38), Rios, A 2 (46), Scutaro 2 (37), Chavez, R (9), Rolen (34), Millar (22).
2-out RBI: Lind; Scutaro 2; Millar; Rios, A.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Chavez, R; Hill, A; Rolen.
Team RISP: 4-for-14.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Scutaro-Hill, A-Millar, Scutaro-Hill, A).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 1 1 1 2 2 4 .240
Crawford, C, LF 6 1 2 0 0 2 7 .314
Longoria, 3B 5 1 1 0 1 1 6 .284
Pena, C, 1B 4 1 1 0 1 1 4 .228
Zobrist, 2B 5 3 3 4 1 1 1 .289
Burrell, DH 5 2 2 0 0 1 2 .227
Bartlett, SS 4 0 2 1 1 0 1 .356
Kapler, RF 3 1 2 2 1 0 1 .257
  a-Gross, PH-RF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .278
Navarro, D, C 4 0 3 1 0 1 1 .223
  b-Aybar, W, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .279
  Hernandez, M, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
Totals 41 10 17 9 8 9 29  

a-Walked for Kapler in the 8th. b-Flied out for Navarro, D in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Burrell (6, Tallet), Longoria (26, Tallet), Pena, C (18, Hayhurst), Bartlett (17, Hayhurst), Navarro, D (12, Carlson).
HR: Zobrist (17, 4th inning off Tallet, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Bartlett 3; Longoria 2; Kapler 2; Upton, B; Crawford, C 2; Pena, C 2; Burrell 3; Zobrist 6; Navarro, D 4.
RBI: Kapler 2 (22), Upton, B (33), Navarro, D (25), Zobrist 4 (50), Bartlett (38).
2-out RBI: Bartlett; Zobrist.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Longoria; Crawford, C 2; Kapler; Pena, C; Aybar, W.
GIDP: Longoria.
Team RISP: 6-for-20.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton, B (31, home off Tallet/Chavez, R), Bartlett (18, 2nd base off Frasor/Chavez, R), Crawford, C 2 (43, 2nd base off Frasor/Chavez, R, 3rd base off Downs, S/Chavez, R).

 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Tallet 3.0 11 8 8 2 4 1 4.95
Hayhurst 3.0 3 1 1 2 1 0 1.84
Carlson 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.76
Frasor (L, 5-2) 1.2 1 1 1 2 3 0 2.56
Downs, S 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.98
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kazmir 6.1 9 7 7 2 4 2 7.11
Balfour (BS, 1) 0.2 3 2 2 0 1 0 4.58
Bradford 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.38
Choate 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.23
Nelson, J 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.36
Howell (W, 5-2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.52

Tallet pitched to 3 batters in the 4th.

WP: Kazmir 2.
IBB: Longoria (by Carlson).
HBP: Pena, C (by Tallet).
Pitches-strikes: Tallet 84-55, Hayhurst 44-24, Carlson 28-14, Frasor 43-22, Downs, S 10-4, Kazmir 107-66, Balfour 18-8, Bradford 8-8, Choate 9-6, Nelson, J 5-3, Howell 14-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Tallet 1-2, Hayhurst 2-2, Carlson 1-0, Frasor 1-1, Downs, S 0-0, Kazmir 5-5, Balfour 1-0, Bradford 1-0, Choate 0-0, Nelson, J 0-0, Howell 1-0.
Batters faced: Tallet 23, Hayhurst 12, Carlson 5, Frasor 8, Downs, S 2, Kazmir 30, Balfour 5, Bradford 3, Choate 1, Nelson, J 1, Howell 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Downs, S 1-1, Balfour 1-1, Choate 2-0, Nelson, J 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Jim Reynolds. 3B: James Hoye.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 4:05.
Att: 15,252.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
July 8, 2009
July 8, 2009

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