Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 2
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(80-78)
  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Toronto 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 3
Tampa Bay 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 X 6 6 0
WP: A. Torres (1-1)
LP: R. Romero (15-11)
(87-71)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 1st: Toronto
- J. Bautista homered to deep left, E. Thames scored
Bot 1st: Tampa Bay
- B. Zobrist safe at first on shortstop M. McCoy's throwing error, B.J. Upton scored, B. Zobrist to second
- J. Damon doubled to shallow center, B. Zobrist scored
Bot 4th: Tampa Bay
- B. Zobrist homered to deep left
Bot 8th: Tampa Bay
- J. Damon homered to deep right, B.J. Upton and E. Longoria scored
 Toronto
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
M. McCoy ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .208
E. Thames lf 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .268
J. Bautista rf 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 .305
K. Johnson 2b 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277
E. Encarnacion 3b 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 .275
C. Rasmus cf 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .187
D. Cooper 1b 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .190
J.P. Arencibia c 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .222
A. Loewen dh 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .200
 Totals 31 2 6 2 1 3 10 0 6  
 Batting
2B - C Rasmus (10, J Niemann).
HR - J Bautista (43, 1st inning off J Niemann 1 on, 1 Out).
RBI - J Bautista 2 (103).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Rasmus 1, D Cooper 2.
Team LOB - 6.
 Base Running
CS - K Johnson (3, 2nd base by A Torres/J Lobaton).
 
 Fielding
E - M McCoy (5, field, throw); D Cooper (4, field).
DP - 2 (M McCoy-K Johnson-D Cooper, K Johnson-M McCoy-D Cooper).
 Tampa Bay
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
D. Jennings lf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .279
B.J. Upton cf 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 .240
E. Longoria 3b 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .240
B. Zobrist 2b 4 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 .267
J. Damon dh 3 1 3 4 1 1 0 1 0 .262
S. Rodriguez ss 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .223
C. Kotchman 1b 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .307
M. Joyce rf 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .278
J. Lobaton c 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .121
 Totals 29 6 6 5 2 2 5 3 13  
 Batting
2B - J Damon (29, R Romero).
HR - B Zobrist (18, 4th inning off R Romero 0 on, 0 Out), J Damon (16, 8th inning off R Romero 2 on, 2 Out).
RBI - B Zobrist (88), J Damon 4 (71).
2-out RBI - J Damon 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - S Rodriguez 2, M Joyce 1.
GIDP - E Longoria, M Joyce.
Team LOB - 3.
 Base Running
SB - B Upton 2 (33, 2nd base off R Romero/J Arencibia, 2nd base off R Romero/J Arencibia), J Damon (19, 2nd base off R Romero/J Arencibia).
CS - B Upton (12, 2nd base by R Romero/J Arencibia).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - D Jennings.
 Toronto
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
R. Romero (L, 15-11) 7.2 6 6 1 2 5 2 1.14 2.92  
C. Janssen 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.13 2.33  
 Tampa Bay
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Niemann 1.0 2 2 2 2 0 1 1.24 4.06  
A. Torres (W, 1-1) 5.0 3 0 0 1 5 0 1.88 3.38  
B. Gomes (H, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.40 3.09  
J. Peralta (H, 19) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.94 3.02  
K. Farnsworth 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.99 2.28  
WP - R Romero.
IBB - E Encarnacion (by A Torres).
HBP - D Jennings (by R Romero); C Kotchman (by R Romero); J Bautista (by A Torres).
Pitches-strikes - R Romero 114-63; C Janssen 4-3; J Niemann 38-19; A Torres 71-43; B Gomes 12-9; J Peralta 16-9; K Farnsworth 17-11.
Ground balls-fly balls - R Romero 13-8; C Janssen 0-0; J Niemann 2-2; A Torres 5-4; B Gomes 1-0; J Peralta 1-1; K Farnsworth 1-0.
Batters faced - R Romero 32; C Janssen 1; J Niemann 7; A Torres 18; B Gomes 3; J Peralta 4; K Farnsworth 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Ed Rapuano. 1B--Ed Hickox. 2B--Mark Wegner. 3B--Alfonso Marquez.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome or roof closed.
Wind: -1 mph, no wind direction.

Updated on Sunday, Sep 25, 2011 3:59 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Toronto
J. Bautista Jose Bautista
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Tampa Bay
J. Damon Johnny Damon
3-3, 1 HR
4 RBI