Sidney Ponson started a unique double play in the third inning. (Mike Carlson/AP)
By Dick Kaegel / MLB.com
Not much went right for the Royals, who fell to 0-7 against the Rays this season after dropping the series opener. Sidney Ponson was hurt by a three-run homer in the first, then bounced in the fifth as Tampa Bay added three runs. Alberto Callaspo scored both Kansas City runs.
a-Struck out for Olivo in the 9th. 1-Ran for Bloomquist in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Olivo (12, Price). TB: DeJesus; Butler, B; Callaspo; Olivo 2;
Pena, B. RBI: Gordon, A (6), Pena, B (8). Runners left in scoring position, 2
out: Gordon, A. SF: Pena, B. Team RISP: 0-for-3. Team LOB: 6.
DeJesus (7, 2nd base by Price/Navarro, D). PO: DeJesus (1st base by Price).
2 (Ponson-Callaspo-Butler, B-Gordon, A, Butler, B-Betancourt, Y).