To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Starter burned
Photos
Rays 11, Tigers 7
Jarrod Washburn rubs up a baseball during the six-run first inning. (Duane Burleson/AP)
The Tigers found themselves in a six-run hole after a half-inning and starter Jarrod Washburn eventually gave up eight runs overall. Detroit made a run at a comeback, helped by Carlos Guillen's pair of two-run homers, but the deficit was too large.
Complete story >  
Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (71-59)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 11, Detroit 7   DET
Detroit (69-61)
Lost 1
August 31, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
6 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0   11 14 1
Detroit
2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2   7 13 0
Standings thru 8/31/09  |  Recap: TB | DET  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Tigers stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bartlett, SS 5 2 3 1 0 0 2 .340
Kapler, LF 3 1 0 0 2 0 4 .243
Zobrist, RF 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .289
Burrell, DH 4 2 1 2 1 2 1 .239
Longoria, 3B 5 3 3 1 0 0 1 .270
Pena, C, 1B 5 2 3 4 0 2 0 .223
Aybar, W, 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .251
  Iwamura, 2B 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .309
Navarro, D, C 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 .223
Upton, B, CF 4 0 0 1 0 0 3 .239
Totals 39 11 14 11 4 4 13  

BATTING
2B: Zobrist (19, Washburn), Burrell (15, Washburn), Longoria (36, Washburn), Pena, C (23, Washburn), Bartlett (26, Perry).
HR: Pena, C (38, 1st inning off Washburn, 1 on, 0 out), Bartlett (12, 6th inning off Washburn, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Bartlett 7; Longoria 4; Pena, C 7; Burrell 2; Zobrist 3; Navarro, D 2.
RBI: Zobrist (71), Burrell 2 (52), Longoria (91), Pena, C 4 (96), Bartlett (59), Iwamura (18), Upton, B (41).
2-out RBI: Pena, C; Bartlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kapler 3; Aybar, W.
SF: Iwamura.
GIDP: Longoria.
Team RISP: 6-for-12.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Upton, B (2, fielding).
Outfield assists: Zobrist (Cabrera, M at 1st base).
DP: 2 (Zobrist-Pena, C, Longoria-Aybar, W-Pena, C).

 
Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Granderson, CF 5 2 0 0 0 0 3 .255
Polanco, 2B 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 .271
  a-Everett, PH-SS 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 .243
Guillen, LF 5 3 4 4 0 0 1 .249
Cabrera, M, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .335
  b-Thames, M, PH-1B 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 .242
Huff, DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .241
Inge, 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .239
  Raburn, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271
Thomas, C, RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 .250
Avila, C 4 1 2 0 0 2 3 .324
Santiago, R, SS-2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .259
Totals 39 7 13 6 1 7 18  

a-Struck out for Polanco in the 7th. b-Struck out for Cabrera, M in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Everett (17, Shouse).
HR: Guillen 2 (8, 1st inning off Shields, 1 on, 1 out; 7th inning off Shields, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Cabrera, M; Avila 2; Guillen 10; Polanco 2; Santiago, R 2; Everett 2; Thomas, C.
RBI: Guillen 4 (29), Thomas, C (36), Everett (38).
2-out RBI: Thomas, C; Guillen 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Avila; Thames, M.
GIDP: Cabrera, M.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Santiago, R-Everett-Thames, M).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Shields (W, 9-10) 7.0 10 5 4 1 6 2 3.86
Cormier 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.03
Shouse 0.2 3 2 2 0 0 0 5.31
Springer 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.66
 
Detroit IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Washburn (L, 9-8) 5.2 9 8 8 3 2 2 3.55
Perry 2.1 5 3 3 1 1 0 3.96
Ni, F 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.63

Balk: Shouse.
Pitches-strikes: Shields 108-68, Cormier 9-6, Shouse 18-13, Springer 8-5, Washburn 99-58, Perry 38-27, Ni, F 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Shields 5-4, Cormier 1-1, Shouse 2-0, Springer 0-0, Washburn 5-4, Perry 3-1, Ni, F 0-1.
Batters faced: Shields 31, Cormier 3, Shouse 5, Springer 1, Washburn 29, Perry 12, Ni, F 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Springer 1-0, Perry 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: CB Bucknor. 3B: Mike Everitt.
Weather: 67 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 1 mph, L to R.
T: 2:50.
Att: 26,533.
Venue: Comerica Park.
August 31, 2009
August 31, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
Below is an advertisement.