James Shields delivers a pitch in the first inning on Saturday. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
By Bob Sherwin / Special to MLB.com
After an early three-run lead was wiped away, the Rays pulled away down the stretch with three in the fifth and four in the eighth. Evan Longoria and Carlos Pena each went deep to start the surge. Jason Bartlett added a pair of RBIs and two runs scored at the top of the lineup.
BATTING 2B: Beltre, A (20, Shields), Gutierrez, F (14, Shields), Saunders, M (1, Shields). HR:
Gutierrez, F (13, 2nd inning off Shields, 1 on, 1 out). TB: Beltre, A 2; Gutierrez, F 7; Saunders,
M 4; Johnson, Ro. RBI: Gutierrez, F 2 (48), Saunders, M (3). Runners left in scoring
position, 2 out: Branyan 3; Suzuki, I. Team RISP: 2-for-7. Team LOB: 7.
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