Blue Jays 8, Devil Rays 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 5 11 1
Toronto 0 0 1 3 1 2 0 1 X 8 10 1
WP: J. Kershner (3-3) S: T. Miller (4)
LP: V. Zambrano (11-10)
 Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Tampa Bay
-T. Lee singled to center, A. Huff scored, R. Baldelli to third
Top 3rd: Tampa Bay
-A. Huff homered to deep right
Bot 3rd: Toronto
-H. Clark singled to right, R. Johnson scored, H. Clark to second advancing on throw
Bot 4th: Toronto
-K. Cash singled to center, O. Hudson scored, C. Woodward to second, C. Woodward to third, K. Cash to second
-R. Johnson hit sacrifice fly to right center, C. Woodward scored, K. Cash to third
-H. Clark singled to center, K. Cash scored
Top 5th: Tampa Bay
-J. Lugo homered to deep left, C. Crawford scored
Bot 5th: Toronto
-C. Delgado homered to deep center
Bot 6th: Toronto
-R. Johnson homered to deep left, K. Cash scored
Top 8th: Tampa Bay
-D. Rolls singled to left, A. Huff scored, T. Lee to second
Bot 8th: Toronto
-R. Johnson singled to center, C. Woodward scored
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
C. Crawford lf 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .278
   A. Piatt ph 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .227
J. Lugo ss 5 1 1 2 0 1 0 .269
A. Huff rf 5 3 4 1 0 0 1 .309
R. Baldelli cf 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .291
T. Lee 1b 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 .272
D. Rolls 3b 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .259
M. Anderson 2b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274
T. Hall c 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .255
P. LaForest dh 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .178
   J. Gomes dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154
 Totals 37 5 11 5 2 5 10  
 Batting
3B - C Crawford (8, J Towers).
HR - A Huff (32, 3rd inning off J Towers 0 on, 2 Out), J Lugo (13, 5th inning off J Towers 1 on, 0 Out).
RBI - T Lee (66), A Huff (103), J Lugo 2 (50), D Rolls (44).
2-out RBI - T Lee, A Huff.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Rolls 2, T Hall 2, A Huff 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Base Running
Picked Off - R Baldelli (1st base, ).
 
 Fielding
E - R Baldelli (5, throw).
DP - 1 (C Reyes-J Lugo-T Lee).
 Toronto
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
R. Johnson lf 4 2 3 4 0 1 0 .296
H. Clark lf 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 .362
   B. Kielty rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245
V. Wells cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .320
C. Delgado 1b 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .299
G. Myers dh 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .309
   J. Phelps dh 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266
E. Hinske 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .244
O. Hudson 2b 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .267
C. Woodward ss 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 .261
K. Cash c 3 2 2 1 0 0 3 .137
 Totals 31 8 10 8 3 2 11  
 Batting
2B - R Johnson (21, V Zambrano); V Wells (48, B Backe); C Woodward (22, C Reyes).
HR - C Delgado (37, 5th inning off V Zambrano 0 on, 0 Out), R Johnson (10, 6th inning off B Backe 1 on, 1 Out).
S - K Cash.
SF - R Johnson.
RBI - H Clark 2 (7), K Cash (7), R Johnson 4 (51), C Delgado (135).
2-out RBI - H Clark.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - G Myers 1, C Delgado 1, K Cash 2.
GIDP - B Kielty.
Team LOB - 6.
 Fielding
E - J Towers (1, throw).
DP - 1 (C Delgado).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
V. Zambrano (L, 11-10) 5.0 5 5 4 3 2 1 4.34
B. Backe 0.2 3 2 2 0 0 1 5.44
J. Switzer 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.45
C. Reyes 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 5.45
 Toronto
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Towers 4.0 7 4 4 1 5 2 4.92
J. Kershner (W, 3-3) 3.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.17
A. Lopez 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.42
T. Miller (S, 4) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.62
HBP - C Delgado (by V Zambrano); C Woodward (by V Zambrano).
Pitches-strikes - V Zambrano 91-51; B Backe 12-8; J Switzer 12-8; C Reyes 16-11; J Towers 78-47; J Kershner 33-23; A Lopez 19-12; T Miller 8-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - V Zambrano 8-5; B Backe 2-0; J Switzer 2-2; C Reyes 3-0; J Towers 3-4; J Kershner 3-6; A Lopez 1-2; T Miller 1-1.
Batters faced - V Zambrano 25; B Backe 5; J Switzer 4; C Reyes 4; J Towers 20; J Kershner 12; A Lopez 5; T Miller 2.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Larry Poncino. 1B--Jerry Crawford. 2B--Brian Onora. 3B--Phil Cuzzi.
Ejections: TORONTO's Towers by Poncino (5th), TORONTO's Lopez by Poncino (9th), TAMPA BAY's Crawford by Poncino (9th).
Time: 2:34.
Attendance: 17,208.
Weather: 66 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 22 mph, left to right.
Game Notes
TORONTO'S REED JOHNSON DOUBLED IN THE THIRD INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 20 GAMES.
TORONTO'S REED JOHNSON DOUBLED IN THE THIRD INNING TO EXTEND HIS HITTING STREAK TO 20 GAMES.
TORONTO'S JOSH TOWERS WAS EJECTED IN THE FIFTH INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE LARRY PONCINO FOR THROWING BEHIND TAMPA BAY'S AUBREY HUFF AFTER JULIO LUGO HOMERED.
TORONTO'S AQUILINO LOPEZ WAS EJECTED IN THE NINTH INNING BY HOME PLATE UMPIRE LARRY PONCINO FOR ALMOST HITTING TAMPA BAY'S CARL CRAWFORD.

Updated on Tuesday, Sep 23, 2003 10:01 pm ET

 
 Top Performers
 Tampa Bay
A. Huff A. Huff
4-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Toronto
R. Johnson R. Johnson
3-4, 1 HR
4 RBI