Matt Garza did not pitch at least five innings for the first time in 2009. (Mark Avery/AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
Jason Bartlett had three hits, falling a single shy of the cycle, two RBIs and two runs scored by the Rays dropped the series opener. Matt Garza gave up six runs -- four earned -- in 3 1/3 innings. Carlos Pena hit his 29th homer of the season.
BATTING 2B: Napoli (19, Cormier). HR: Guerrero 2 (8, 2nd inning off Garza, 0 on, 0 out; 7th inning
off Springer, 0 on, 0 out), Morales, K 2 (25, 3rd inning off Garza, 1 on, 2 out; 5th inning off Cormier, 0 on, 1 out). TB:
Figgins; Abreu; Guerrero 8; Rivera, J; Morales, K 9; Aybar; Napoli 3. RBI: Guerrero 2 (25), Aybar (43), Figgins
(37), Morales, K 3 (75), Izturis, M (46). 2-out RBI: Figgins; Morales, K 2. Runners left in scoring position,
2 out: Izturis, M; Matthews. SF: Izturis, M. GIDP: Guerrero; Morales, K. Team RISP: 3-for-7. Team
BASERUNNING SB: Abreu (24, 2nd base off Garza/Zaun).
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