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Home win streak at 9
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Rays 6, Athletics 0
Carlos Pena hit his 24th homer of the season in the fourth inning. (Steve Nesius/AP)
Behind Jeff Niemann's shutout performance, his second one of the season, the Rays won their fourth consecutive game and ninth straight contest at home. Carlos Pena and Evan Longoria each hit solo homers.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (35-49)
Lost 3
Tampa Bay 6, Oakland 0   TB
Tampa Bay (48-39)
Won 4
July 10, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 7 1
Tampa Bay
1 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 X   6 10 0
Standings thru 7/10/09  |  Recap: OAK | TB  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Rays stats
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Kennedy, A, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .289
Cabrera, O, SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .255
Hairston, S, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .295
Holliday, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .272
Cust, DH 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .233
Suzuki, K, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .289
Giambi, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .193
Sweeney, R, RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .269
Ellis, M, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .214
Totals 33 0 7 0 3 6 16  

BATTING
TB: Sweeney, R 2; Suzuki, K; Hairston, S; Cust; Cabrera, O 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cust; Giambi; Suzuki, K; Ellis, M 2.
GIDP: Ellis, M.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cabrera, O 2 (6, 2nd base off Niemann/Navarro, D, 3rd base off Niemann/Navarro, D), Hairston, S (9, 2nd base off Niemann/Navarro, D).

FIELDING
E: Cabrera, O (13, pickoff).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 .246
Crawford, C, LF 4 0 1 1 1 0 2 .312
Longoria, 3B 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 .285
Pena, C, 1B 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .233
Zobrist, 2B 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .290
Burrell, DH 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .230
Gross, RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .270
Bartlett, SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .350
Navarro, D, C 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 .224
Totals 33 6 10 5 5 6 16  

BATTING
2B: Upton, B 2 (20, Mazzaro, Casilla, S), Burrell 2 (8, Mazzaro, Gonzalez, Gi).
HR: Pena, C (24, 4th inning off Mazzaro, 0 on, 0 out), Longoria (17, 7th inning off Casilla, S, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Navarro, D; Longoria 4; Upton, B 5; Crawford, C; Pena, C 4; Burrell 4; Zobrist.
RBI: Crawford, C (39), Pena, C (58), Zobrist (51), Longoria (66), Burrell (26).
2-out RBI: Zobrist.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bartlett; Burrell 2; Navarro, D.
Team RISP: 1-for-9.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Zobrist (11, 2nd base off Gonzalez, Gi/Suzuki, K).
CS: Upton, B (8, home by Casilla, S/Suzuki, K).

FIELDING
DP: (Bartlett-Zobrist-Pena, C).

 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Mazzaro (L, 2-5) 5.0 7 3 2 2 2 1 3.59
Breslow 0.2 0 1 1 0 1 0 4.46
Casilla, S 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 1 6.75
Gonzalez, Gi 1.0 1 1 1 2 2 0 6.29
Gray, J 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Niemann (W, 8-4) 9.0 7 0 0 3 6 0 3.73

Casilla, S pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Casilla, S.
IBB: Pena, C (by Mazzaro).
HBP: Navarro, D (by Breslow).
Pitches-strikes: Mazzaro 102-62, Breslow 14-7, Casilla, S 11-5, Gonzalez, Gi 25-13, Gray, J 9-6, Niemann 118-82.
Groundouts-flyouts: Mazzaro 4-6, Breslow 0-1, Casilla, S 0-0, Gonzalez, Gi 1-0, Gray, J 0-1, Niemann 10-2.
Batters faced: Mazzaro 24, Breslow 3, Casilla, S 3, Gonzalez, Gi 6, Gray, J 3, Niemann 36.
Inherited runners-scored: Casilla, S 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Jeff Nelson. 2B: Chad Fairchild. 3B: Tim Tschida.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:46.
Att: 20,358.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
July 10, 2009
July 10, 2009

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