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Shields superb
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Rays 5, Orioles 3
Ben Zobrist follows the flight of his three-run homer in the third inning. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
James Shields allowed only three runs over eight innings to lead the Rays to their fourth consecutive win. Ben Zobrist's three-run homer, Carl Crawford's solo shot and Willy Aybar's RBI single provided the offense for Tampa Bay.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (60-98)
Lost 13
Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 3   TB
Tampa Bay (82-76)
Won 4
September 30, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0   3 7 0
Tampa Bay
0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 X   5 9 0
Standings thru 9/30/09  |  Recap: BAL | TB  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Rays stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .285
Fiorentino, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .265
  Izturis, C, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246
Markakis, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .289
Scott, LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .261
  Montanez, LF-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179
Wieters, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .294
Mora, 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .260
Aubrey, 1B 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .297
Moeller, C 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .258
Andino, SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .223
  a-Wigginton, PH-LF 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 .272
Totals 32 3 7 3 0 9 4  

a-Homered for Andino in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Aubrey (7, Shields).
HR: Wigginton (11, 8th inning off Shields, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Scott; Moeller; Aubrey 2; Wigginton 4; Mora 2; Wieters.
RBI: Moeller (10), Wigginton 2 (39).
SF: Moeller.
GIDP: Andino.
Team RISP: 1-for-1.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
PB: Moeller (3).
DP: (Andino-Roberts, B-Aubrey).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bartlett, DH 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .319
Crawford, C, LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .307
Longoria, 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .280
Zobrist, RF 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 .290
Upton, B, CF 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 .238
Aybar, W, 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .259
Iwamura, 2B 3 0 2 0 1 1 1 .290
Riggans, C 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .154
  Navarro, D, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219
Brignac, SS 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .286
Totals 31 5 9 5 4 5 15  

BATTING
2B: Bartlett (29, Bass).
HR: Zobrist (26, 3rd inning off Hernandez, Da, 2 on, 2 out), Crawford, C (15, 5th inning off Hernandez, Da, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Bartlett 2; Upton, B; Crawford, C 4; Zobrist 5; Aybar, W; Brignac; Iwamura 2.
RBI: Aybar, W (41), Zobrist 3 (88), Crawford, C (68).
2-out RBI: Zobrist 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Riggans 2; Longoria.
GIDP: Riggans.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton, B 2 (41, 2nd base off Hernandez, Da/Moeller, 2nd base off Johnson, J/Moeller), Bartlett (28, 3rd base off Bass/Moeller).
CS: Zobrist (6, 2nd base by Bass/Moeller).

FIELDING
DP: (Aybar, W-Brignac-Shields).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, Da (L, 4-10) 4.1 7 5 5 2 4 2 5.42
Bass 2.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.90
Johnson, J 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.10
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Shields (W, 11-12) 8.0 6 3 3 0 8 1 4.14
Shouse (H, 10) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.67
Springer (S, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.11

Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, Da 68-41, Bass 32-20, Johnson, J 20-8, Shields 106-72, Shouse 4-2, Springer 14-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, Da 2-7, Bass 4-1, Johnson, J 2-0, Shields 5-7, Shouse 0-1, Springer 0-1.
Batters faced: Hernandez, Da 22, Bass 8, Johnson, J 5, Shields 29, Shouse 1, Springer 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Bass 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Chad Fairchild. 1B: Mike Estabrook. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:23.
Att: 10,554.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
September 30, 2009
September 30, 2009

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