Miguel Tejada fields a sharply hit ground ball from Justin Upton in the first inning. (Paul Connors/AP)
By Barry M. Bloom / MLB.com
Bud Norris was gone in the second inning when he faced the D-backs last Sunday. He lasted longer this time, through five innings, but allowed six runs and two homers. Still, his teammates could not score at all, blanked on seven hits.
a-Struck out for Norris in the 6th. b-Singled for Byrdak in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Tejada, M (37, Garland). TB: Tejada, M 2; Keppinger; Berkman; Michaels; Bourn; Pence; Matsui, K. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Matsui, K; Coste; Lee, Ca. GIDP: Coste. Team RISP: 0-for-4. Team LOB: 7.
a-Struck out for Zavada in the 8th. b-Flied out for Drew in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Montero, M (27, Byrdak). 3B: Roberts, R (1, Norris). HR: Reynolds, Ma (40, 3rd inning off Norris, 1 on, 0 out), Upton, J (21, 5th inning off Norris, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Reynolds, Ma 4; Roberts, R 4; Montero, M 2; Drew; Upton, J 6. RBI: Roberts, R (19), Upton, J 2 (69), Reynolds, Ma 2 (90), Montero, M 3 (50). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Garland; Parra, G. Team RISP: 2-for-8. Team LOB: