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Rays cash in
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Rays 3, Tigers 1
David Price set a career high with 7 1/3 innings pitched. (Jerry S. Mendoza/AP)
Winless in eight career road starts entering this one, David Price showed early that he wasn't to be denied this time. Price set a career high with 7 1/3 innings of great work before leaving in the eighth. Ben Zobrist, Carlos Pena and Carl Crawford each drove in runs for the Rays.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (70-58)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 3, Detroit 1   DET
Detroit (68-60)
Lost 1
August 29, 2009
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Tampa Bay
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1   3 6 1
Detroit
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 6 2
Standings thru 8/29/09  |  Recap: TB | DET  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Tigers stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bartlett, SS 4 1 0 0 1 1 4 .338
Crawford, C, LF 4 0 0 1 0 1 2 .313
Zobrist, CF 5 0 0 1 0 0 1 .288
Burrell, DH 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .241
Pena, C, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .220
Longoria, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .267
Kapler, RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 2 .247
  a-Gross, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252
Navarro, D, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .220
Iwamura, 2B 2 2 1 0 2 0 1 .312
Totals 34 3 6 3 4 5 18  

a-Grounded out for Kapler in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Longoria; Kapler; Pena, C; Burrell; Navarro, D; Iwamura.
RBI: Zobrist (70), Pena, C (92), Crawford, C (60).
2-out RBI: Pena, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Navarro, D 2; Longoria; Bartlett 2.
SF: Crawford, C.
Team RISP: 1-for-11.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Longoria (6, 2nd base off Robertson, N/Laird), Kapler (5, 2nd base off Robertson, N/Laird).
CS: Bartlett (4, 2nd base by Perry/Laird).

FIELDING
E: Bartlett (15, throw).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .258
Polanco, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .269
Ordonez, RF 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .276
  1-Thomas, C, PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Cabrera, M, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .338
Thames, M, DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244
  a-Guillen, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Raburn, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273
Inge, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .241
Laird, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .226
Everett, SS 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 .241
Totals 32 1 6 1 1 4 14  

a-Grounded out for Thames, M in the 9th.
1-Ran for Ordonez in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Inge; Laird; Everett; Ordonez 2; Granderson.
RBI: Ordonez (39).
2-out RBI: Ordonez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Polanco 2; Cabrera, M.
SAC: Everett.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Everett 2 (14, fielding, throw).
PB: Laird (9).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Price (W, 7-6) 7.1 5 1 1 1 4 0 4.63
Wheeler, D (H, 15) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.42
Balfour (H, 16) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.21
Howell (S, 16) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.48
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Robertson, N (L, 1-1) 4.0 4 2 1 1 4 0 6.84
Miner 3.0 2 0 0 2 0 0 4.60
Perry 2.0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3.59

WP: Wheeler, D.
Pitches-strikes: Price 106-65, Wheeler, D 6-4, Balfour 4-3, Howell 6-5, Robertson, N 70-44, Miner 49-26, Perry 41-26.
Groundouts-flyouts: Price 11-4, Wheeler, D 0-0, Balfour 0-1, Howell 2-0, Robertson, N 8-1, Miner 7-1, Perry 3-2.
Batters faced: Price 28, Wheeler, D 2, Balfour 1, Howell 3, Robertson, N 19, Miner 13, Perry 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Wheeler, D 1-1, Balfour 1-0.
Umpires: HP: CB Bucknor. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Gerry Davis.
Weather: 71 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:54.
Att: 39,296.
Venue: Comerica Park.
August 29, 2009
August 29, 2009

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