Jason Bartlett scores the game's first run in the third inning. (Reinhold Matay/AP)
By Zach Schonbrun / MLB.com
After missing several opportunities to break their game open, the Rays finally hit pay dirt in the eighth, when Gregg Zaun belted his fifth career grand slam, giving Tampa Bay the victory in the rubber game and making a winner of Dan Wheeler.
BATTING HR: Scutaro (11, 9th inning off Howell, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Lind; Scutaro 6; Ruiz, R; Encarnacion; Wells, V; Inglett; Hill, A 2. RBI: Wells, V (48), Scutaro (51). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wells, V 3; Scutaro; Encarnacion. Team RISP: 2-for-13. Team
a-Struck out for Kapler in the 8th. b-Homered for Navarro, D in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Crawford, C (24, Rzepczynski), Pena, C (22, League). HR: Zaun (6, 8th inning off League, 3 on, 2 out). TB: Bartlett 3; Longoria; Kapler; Crawford, C 2; Pena, C 2; Zobrist; Navarro, D; Zaun 4. RBI: Crawford, C (58), Zaun 4 (18). 2-out RBI: Zaun 4. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena, C 3; Upton, B; Crawford, C. SAC: Crawford, C. GIDP: Kapler, Navarro, D. Team RISP: 1-for-11. Team LOB: 9.