Jason Bartlett scores on Ben Zobrist's sac fly as Matt Wieters can't handle the throw. (Gail Burton/AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
David Price (seven innings, four runs) and Reid Brignac (4-for-4, first career homer, three RBIs) provided the spark the Rays needed to end their 11-game losing streak. Price settled down after giving up four first-inning runs to notch his eighth victory.
BATTING 2B: Mora (17, Wheeler, D). TB: Scott; Izturis, C; Reimold; Roberts,
B; Mora 3; Wieters; Fiorentino 2. RBI: Mora (42), Wieters (27), Scott (67). 2-out
RBI: Mora; Wieters; Scott. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis; Turner, J. GIDP:
Izturis, C. Team RISP: 3-for-7. Team LOB: 7.
Pitches-strikes: Price 107-69, Wheeler,
D 4-3, Shouse 8-5, Howell 17-9, Hernandez, Da 80-55, Bass 31-17, Albers, M 35-18, Sarfate 16-8, Ray 13-8, Castillo, A 13-8. Groundouts-flyouts:
Price 10-4, Wheeler, D 0-0, Shouse 2-0, Howell 1-0, Hernandez, Da 1-1, Bass 0-1, Albers, M 3-0, Sarfate 0-2, Ray 0-1, Castillo,
A 1-0. Batters faced: Price 30, Wheeler, D 2, Shouse 2, Howell 4, Hernandez, Da 18, Bass 7, Albers,
M 9, Sarfate 4, Ray 3, Castillo, A 3. Inherited runners-scored: Shouse 1-0, Bass 1-0, Albers, M 1-1. Umpires:
HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Ron Kulpa. Weather: 77 degrees, clear. Wind: 4
mph, Out to RF. T: 3:02. Att: 10,628. Venue: Oriole Park at Camden Yards. September
14, 2009 September 14, 2009
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