Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 6 12 1
Toronto 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 5 7 1
WP: J. Niemann (9-5) S: J. Peralta (2)
LP: S. Camp (1-3)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 1st: Toronto
- J. Bautista doubled to deep left center, E. Thames scored
Top 4th: Tampa Bay
- S. Rodriguez ground rule double to left, E. Longoria and B. Zobrist scored
Bot 4th: Toronto
- J.P. Arencibia ground rule double to shallow left, E. Encarnacion scored
Top 6th: Tampa Bay
- E. Johnson singled to shallow right, S. Rodriguez scored
Top 7th: Tampa Bay
- B.J. Upton homered to deep left, S. Fuld and E. Longoria scored
Bot 7th: Toronto
- J.P. Arencibia grounded out to shortstop, B. Lawrie scored
Bot 8th: Toronto
- E. Thames homered to deep right
- E. Encarnacion homered to deep left
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Jennings lf 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .336
S. Fuld rf 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .238
E. Longoria 3b 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .235
B. Zobrist dh 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 5 .280
B.J. Upton cf 3 1 1 3 1 1 2 0 3 .224
S. Rodriguez 1b-2b 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 .219
K. Shoppach c 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .174
E. Johnson 2b-ss 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .195
R. Brignac ss 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .194
    C. Kotchman 1b 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .325
 Totals 33 6 12 6 1 6 6 2 15  
 Batting
2B - B Zobrist (43, L Perez); S Rodriguez (18, L Perez).
HR - B Upton (18, 7th inning off J Litsch 2 on, 2 Out).
S - S Fuld.
RBI - B Upton 3 (61), S Rodriguez 2 (26), E Johnson (17).
2-out RBI - B Upton 3, E Johnson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Fuld 1, B Zobrist 2, B Upton 1, R Brignac 1.
GIDP - K Shoppach.
Team LOB - 8.
 Base Running
SB - B Zobrist (16, 2nd base off F Francisco/J Arencibia), E Johnson (5, 2nd base off S Camp/J Arencibia).
CS - B Upton (8, 2nd base by L Perez/J Arencibia), S Rodriguez (6, 3rd base by L Perez/J Arencibia), E Johnson (7, 2nd base by C Janssen/J Arencibia).
 
 Fielding
E - K Shoppach (3, field).
 Toronto
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
Y. Escobar ss 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .282
E. Thames lf 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .270
J. Bautista rf 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .315
A. Lind 1b 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .257
E. Encarnacion dh 3 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 .275
K. Johnson 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .222
B. Lawrie 3b 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .329
J.P. Arencibia c 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 .213
D. Wise cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .000
 Totals 34 5 7 5 2 3 8 0 8  
 Batting
2B - J Bautista (22, J Niemann); J Arencibia (15, J Niemann).
3B - B Lawrie (4, J Niemann).
HR - E Thames (9, 8th inning off J McGee 0 on, 0 Out), E Encarnacion (14, 8th inning off J Cruz 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - E Thames (28), J Bautista (83), E Encarnacion (42), J Arencibia 2 (62).
2-out RBI - E Encarnacion, J Arencibia.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - K Johnson 1, D Wise 1.
Team LOB - 5.
 Fielding
E - C Janssen (2, throw).
Outfield assists - J Bautista.
DP - 1 (S Camp-B Lawrie-K Johnson).
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Niemann (W, 9-5) 6.1 5 3 3 2 6 0 1.18 3.46  
J.P. Howell (H, 6) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.58 6.75  
J. McGee (H, 3) 0.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.75 5.09  
J. Cruz (H, 4) 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1.34 4.10  
J. Peralta (S, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.99 3.28  
 Toronto
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
L. Perez 5.0 5 2 2 4 4 0 1.34 3.29  
S. Camp (L, 1-3) 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.62 4.85  
J. Litsch 0.2 1 3 3 2 1 1 1.27 4.48  
C. Janssen 1.1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.13 2.08  
F. Francisco 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.44 3.86  
IBB - E Longoria (by L Perez).
HBP - B Upton (by S Camp).
Pitches-strikes - J Niemann 111-68; J Howell 6-4; J McGee 17-12; J Cruz 11-4; J Peralta 9-7; L Perez 93-52; S Camp 14-8; J Litsch 23-10; C Janssen 20-12; F Francisco 16-10.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Niemann 7-7; J Howell 1-0; J McGee 0-2; J Cruz 0-2; J Peralta 0-3; L Perez 7-4; S Camp 2-0; J Litsch 1-1; C Janssen 2-2; F Francisco 0-2.
Batters faced - J Niemann 26; J Howell 2; J McGee 3; J Cruz 3; J Peralta 3; L Perez 22; S Camp 5; J Litsch 5; C Janssen 5; F Francisco 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Tim Tschida. 1B--Jeff Nelson. 2B--Marty Foster. 3B--Bill Welke.
Weather: 68 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, right to left.

Updated on Sunday, Aug 28, 2011 3:01 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Tampa Bay
S. Rodriguez Sean Rodriguez
3-4
2 RBI
 Toronto
E. Thames Eric Thames
2-4, 1 HR
1 RBI