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Rays set homer mark
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Rays 7, Orioles 6
Gabe Kapler dives for a ball in right field on Monday night. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
Willy Aybar hit a game-tying three-run home run in the seventh inning and Pat Burrell hit a sacrifice fly in the eighth as the Rays beat the O's. Gabe Kapler, Ben Zobrist and Evan Longoria added homers, giving the Rays a club-record 193 this year.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (60-96)
Lost 11
Tampa Bay 7, Baltimore 6   TB
Tampa Bay (80-76)
Won 2
September 28, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0   6 13 0
Tampa Bay
2 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 X   7 7 2
Standings thru 9/28/09  |  Recap: BAL | TB  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Rays stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 6 1 2 2 0 2 4 .287
Montanez, LF 6 0 1 0 0 0 5 .185
Markakis, RF 2 2 1 0 3 0 0 .290
Scott, DH 4 2 1 0 1 0 3 .261
Wieters, C 4 0 3 1 1 1 2 .292
Mora, 3B 5 0 2 2 0 2 5 .257
Aubrey, 1B 5 0 0 0 0 1 9 .299
Fiorentino, CF 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 .286
Izturis, C, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .249
  a-Wigginton, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270
Totals 41 6 13 6 6 7 32  

a-Flied out for Izturis, C in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Mora (20, Niemann), Markakis (43, Niemann), Fiorentino (1, Niemann), Scott (26, Sonnanstine).
HR: Roberts, B (16, 4th inning off Niemann, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Scott 2; Izturis, C; Roberts, B 5; Mora 3; Markakis 2; Montanez; Wieters 3; Fiorentino 3.
RBI: Wieters (40), Mora 2 (46), Roberts, B 2 (78), Fiorentino (5).
2-out RBI: Fiorentino; Mora.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wieters; Montanez 3; Izturis, C; Aubrey 3.
GIDP: Aubrey.
Team RISP: 5-for-20.
Team LOB: 14.

BASERUNNING
SB: Fiorentino (1, 2nd base off Shouse/Riggans).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bartlett, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .320
Kapler, RF 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 .238
  b-Crawford, C, PH-LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .308
Longoria, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .284
Zobrist, 1B-RF 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 .289
Upton, B, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236
Burrell, DH 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .226
Iwamura, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .285
Riggans, C 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .222
  Navarro, D, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
Perez, F, LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179
  a-Aybar, W, PH-1B 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 .252
Totals 30 7 7 7 3 6 6  

a-Homered for Perez, F in the 7th. b-Intentionally walked for Kapler in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Zobrist (24, Ray).
HR: Kapler (8, 1st inning off Hendrickson, 0 on, 1 out), Zobrist (25, 1st inning off Hendrickson, 0 on, 2 out), Longoria (32, 4th inning off Hendrickson, 0 on, 0 out), Aybar, W (12, 7th inning off Albers, M, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Longoria 4; Kapler 4; Burrell; Zobrist 6; Aybar, W 4; Riggans.
RBI: Kapler (31), Zobrist (84), Longoria (110), Aybar, W 3 (39), Burrell (63).
2-out RBI: Zobrist; Aybar, W 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zobrist; Longoria.
SF: Burrell.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Longoria (9, 2nd base off Hendrickson/Wieters), Bartlett (27, 2nd base off Ray/Wieters).

FIELDING
E: Zobrist (7, fielding), Bartlett (19, fielding).
DP: (Bartlett-Zobrist).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hendrickson 6.0 3 3 3 1 3 3 4.38
Albers, M (BS, 4) 0.2 3 3 3 0 1 1 5.77
Ray (L, 0-4) 0.2 1 1 1 2 1 0 6.65
Baez 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.13
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Niemann 3.1 7 4 4 3 3 1 3.94
Sonnanstine 2.2 4 2 1 2 1 0 6.84
Shouse 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.73
Thayer 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.22
Choate 0.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.74
Wheeler, D 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.36
Cormier (W, 3-3) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.23
Balfour (S, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.93

WP: Thayer.
IBB: Wieters (by Sonnanstine), Crawford, C (by Ray).
Pitches-strikes: Hendrickson 85-55, Albers, M 19-12, Ray 19-9, Baez 8-5, Niemann 89-54, Sonnanstine 58-35, Shouse 13-8, Thayer 4-2, Choate 10-5, Wheeler, D 4-3, Cormier 16-12, Balfour 7-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hendrickson 11-3, Albers, M 1-0, Ray 1-0, Baez 0-1, Niemann 2-3, Sonnanstine 2-5, Shouse 1-0, Thayer 0-1, Choate 0-0, Wheeler, D 0-0, Cormier 1-1, Balfour 0-0.
Batters faced: Hendrickson 22, Albers, M 5, Ray 5, Baez 2, Niemann 19, Sonnanstine 15, Shouse 3, Thayer 1, Choate 3, Wheeler, D 1, Cormier 4, Balfour 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Baez 1-1, Thayer 1-0, Wheeler, D 2-0, Cormier 2-0, Balfour 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Crawford. 1B: Phil Cuzzi. 2B: Mike Estabrook. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:17.
Att: 10,352.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
September 28, 2009
September 28, 2009

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