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Rays power to win
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Rays 5, Orioles 4
Pat Burrell congratulates Gabe Gross after his homer on Tuesday. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
Gabe Gross, Pat Burrell and B.J. Upton, who fell a double shy of the cycle, each hit a home run in the Rays' victory. David Price allowed two runs over five innings to get the win. Tampa Bay is three games back in the AL Wild Card standings.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (48-71)
Lost 4
Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 4   TB
Tampa Bay (64-54)
Won 3
August 18, 2009
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Baltimore
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0   4 12 0
Tampa Bay
0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 X   5 12 0
Standings thru 8/18/09  |  Recap: BAL | TB  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Rays stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 .289
Izturis, C, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .268
  a-Aubrey, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
  1-Andino, PR-SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
Jones, Ad, CF 5 1 2 1 0 1 1 .288
Markakis, RF 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 .309
Reimold, LF 5 0 2 1 0 2 4 .273
Mora, 3B 5 0 0 0 0 3 7 .260
Scott, DH 3 1 1 0 2 1 2 .270
  2-Pie, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243
Wieters, C 5 1 1 2 0 3 4 .264
Wigginton, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .260
Totals 39 4 12 4 5 11 22  

a-Singled for Izturis, C in the 8th.
1-Ran for Aubrey in the 8th. 2-Ran for Scott in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Jones, Ad (22, Price), Reimold (14, Springer).
HR: Wieters (4, 8th inning off Choate, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Scott; Reimold 3; Jones, Ad 3; Aubrey; Roberts, B; Wigginton; Markakis 3; Wieters 4.
RBI: Jones, Ad (69), Reimold (33), Wieters 2 (20).
2-out RBI: Jones, Ad; Reimold.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wieters 2; Mora 2; Izturis, C 2; Scott 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Markakis (4, 2nd base off Price/Zaun), Roberts, B (25, 2nd base off Cormier/Zaun).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Izturis, C-Roberts, B-Wigginton, Wieters-Roberts, B).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Zobrist, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .286
Crawford, C, LF 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 .323
Longoria, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .276
Pena, C, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .211
Burrell, DH 4 2 2 1 0 2 3 .224
Zaun, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .255
Gross, RF 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .265
Upton, B, CF 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 .240
Brignac, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .254
Totals 34 5 12 5 2 7 18  

BATTING
2B: Zaun (13, Berken), Crawford, C (25, Hendrickson).
3B: Upton, B (3, Berken).
HR: Gross (6, 4th inning off Berken, 1 on, 1 out), Burrell (11, 6th inning off Berken, 0 on, 0 out), Upton, B (8, 6th inning off Berken, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Gross 5; Upton, B 8; Crawford, C 4; Burrell 5; Zobrist; Zaun 2.
RBI: Upton, B 2 (39), Gross 2 (32), Burrell (44).
2-out RBI: Upton, B 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Brignac; Zobrist; Zaun 2.
GIDP: Longoria.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Crawford, C (11, 2nd base by Berken/Wieters).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Berken (L, 2-11) 5.2 11 5 5 0 3 3 6.72
Hendrickson 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.66
Mickolio 2.0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0.00
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Price (W, 6-5) 5.0 7 2 2 3 5 0 5.03
Cormier (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.70
Springer (H, 9) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.97
Choate 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 4.64
Balfour (H, 13) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.42
Howell (S, 13) 1.0 1 0 0 1 3 0 2.22

Hendrickson pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.
Choate pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

IBB: Pena, C (by Mickolio).
Pitches-strikes: Berken 85-57, Hendrickson 12-7, Mickolio 34-22, Price 102-59, Cormier 19-11, Springer 18-13, Choate 11-8, Balfour 18-13, Howell 18-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Berken 2-5, Hendrickson 0-1, Mickolio 0-1, Price 8-2, Cormier 2-0, Springer 0-1, Choate 0-0, Balfour 1-0, Howell 0-0.
Batters faced: Berken 26, Hendrickson 3, Mickolio 7, Price 25, Cormier 4, Springer 4, Choate 2, Balfour 4, Howell 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Mickolio 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Jeff Nelson. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:10.
Att: 16,514.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
August 18, 2009
August 18, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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