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Home runs sink O's
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Rays 8, Orioles 4
David Hernandez has allowed 19 homers in his past nine starts and is 1-6 in that stretch. (AP)
Provided a three-run lead after one inning, rookie David Hernandez allowed five runs -- three coming on a pair of homers -- over just three-plus innings. Meanwhile, after their big opening frame, the O's were held scoreless the rest of the way.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (73-71)
Won 1
Tampa Bay 8, Baltimore 4   BAL
Baltimore (58-85)
Lost 2
September 14, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Tampa Bay
1 3 0 1 3 0 0 0 0   8 15 1
Baltimore
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   4 9 2
Standings thru 9/14/09  |  Recap: TB | BAL  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Orioles stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bartlett, DH 5 2 2 0 0 2 3 .328
Crawford, C, LF 5 0 3 1 0 1 2 .303
Longoria, 3B 5 0 0 0 0 3 5 .275
Zobrist, RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 0 .279
Richard, 1B 3 1 1 0 2 1 1 .182
Zaun, C 2 1 0 0 2 2 1 .258
  a-Navarro, D, PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227
Iwamura, 2B 5 1 2 1 0 0 4 .298
Upton, B, CF 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .237
Brignac, SS 4 1 4 3 0 0 0 .286
Totals 39 8 15 7 4 11 18  

a-Popped out for Zaun in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Bartlett (27, Hernandez, Da), Crawford, C (27, Hernandez, Da), Brignac 2 (7, Albers, M, Sarfate).
HR: Brignac (1, 2nd inning off Hernandez, Da, 1 on, 2 out), Upton, B (10, 4th inning off Hernandez, Da, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Bartlett 3; Upton, B 5; Crawford, C 4; Zobrist; Richard; Brignac 9; Iwamura 2.
RBI: Zobrist (73), Brignac 3 (5), Crawford, C (62), Upton, B (43), Iwamura (20).
2-out RBI: Brignac 3; Crawford, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Richard; Longoria 2; Bartlett; Iwamura 2; Crawford, C.
SF: Zobrist.
GIDP: Upton, B.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford, C (57, 2nd base off Hernandez, Da/Wieters), Brignac (2, 2nd base off Bass/Wieters).
CS: Zobrist (5, 2nd base by Albers, M/Wieters).

FIELDING
E: Longoria (13, throw).
DP: (Iwamura-Brignac-Richard).

 
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 .285
Izturis, C, SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 3 .249
Markakis, RF 3 1 0 0 1 2 3 .302
Reimold, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .279
Mora, 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .264
Wieters, C 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .265
Scott, DH 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 .255
  a-Turner, J, PH-DH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333
Wigginton, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .270
Fiorentino, CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .350
Totals 35 4 9 3 3 5 11  

a-Grounded out for Scott in the 8th.

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.

FIELDING
E: Reimold (5, throw), Bass (3, throw).
DP: (Izturis, C-Roberts, B-Wigginton).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Price (W, 8-7) 7.0 7 4 3 2 4 0 4.60
Wheeler, D 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.48
Shouse 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.94
Howell 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.92
 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, Da (L, 4-8) 3.0 9 5 5 0 5 2 5.40
Bass 1.1 1 3 2 2 3 0 5.01
Albers, M 1.2 3 0 0 2 0 0 5.25
Sarfate 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7.04
Ray 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6.47
Castillo, A 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.57

Hernandez, Da pitched to 2 batters in the 4th.

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

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