Jeff Neimann struggled against the Orioles, allowing six runs in 4 2/3 innings. (Gail Burton/AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
Pat Burrell knocked a three-run homer in the first to give Jeff Niemann the early lead, but the starter ran into trouble in the fifth, allowing three of his six earned runs in that frame. Ben Zobrist added to the Rays' offense going 3-for-4 in the contest, just a homer from the cycle.
BATTING 2B: Scott (22, Niemann), Roberts, B (52, Niemann), Wieters (12, Niemann). HR:
Scott (22, 7th inning off Shouse, 0 on, 0 out), Wieters (6, 8th inning off Bradford, 2 on, 2 out). TB:
Scott 6; Izturis, C 3; Aubrey; Roberts, B 4; Mora; Markakis; Wieters 7; Pie; Fiorentino. RBI: Roberts,
B (74), Markakis (94), Izturis, C (29), Scott 2 (69), Wieters 5 (32). 2-out RBI: Wieters 3. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Aubrey; Mora 2; Fiorentino 2; Pie. Team RISP: 6-for-18. Team
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