David Price struck out five and didn't walk a batter on Wednesday night. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
By Zach Schonbrun / MLB.com
David Price tossed six strong innings and got his run support from four roundtrippers. Carlos Pena, Carl Crawford, Pat Burrell and Jason Bartlett all went deep to pull the Rays within three games of the Red Sox in the American League Wild Card race.
BATTING HR: Pena, C (27, 2nd inning off Penny, 1 on, 1 out), Crawford, C (12, 3rd inning off Penny,
1 on, 1 out), Burrell (8, 6th inning off Penny, 0 on, 1 out), Bartlett (9, 7th inning off Delcarmen, 0 on, 2 out). TB:
Bartlett 4; Hernandez, M; Upton, B; Crawford, C 4; Burrell 4; Pena, C 4; Zobrist. RBI: Pena, C 2 (71),
Crawford, C 2 (52), Burrell (39), Bartlett (49). 2-out RBI: Bartlett. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Burrell; Hernandez, M. Team RISP: 1-for-4. Team LOB: 3.
Zobrist (13, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek), Longoria (3, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek), Upton, B (34, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek). CS:
Pena, C (2, 2nd base by Penny/Varitek).