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Game Story

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Rookie Wil Myers helped the struggling Tampa Bay Rays get a key victory in the opener of a four-game series.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tex 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
TB 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 X 6 12 0

Scoring Summary

Bottom 2nd: Tampa Bay
Wil MyersDFP
homered to right
TEX 0 - TB 1
Top 4th: Texas
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
singled to shallow right,
Álex RíosDFP
scored,
Adrián BéltreDFP
to third
TEX 1 - TB 1
Bottom 4th: Tampa Bay
Desmond JenningsDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left,
Wil MyersDFP
scored,
Matt JoyceDFP
to third
TEX 1 - TB 2
Top 5th: Texas
Ian KinslerDFP
doubled to right,
Mitch MorelandDFP
scored
TEX 2 - TB 2
Bottom 5th: Tampa Bay
James LoneyDFP
singled to shallow left,
David DeJesúsDFP
scored,
Ben ZobristDFP
to second
TEX 2 - TB 3
Evan LongoriaDFP
singled to center,
Ben ZobristDFP
scored,
James LoneyDFP
to second
TEX 2 - TB 4
Wil MyersDFP
doubled to deep center,
James LoneyDFP
and
Evan LongoriaDFP
scored
TEX 2 - TB 6

Pitching Details

Batting

Texas

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Ian KinslerDFP
2B
4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .273
Elvis AndrusDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .267
Álex RíosDFP
RF
4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .280
Adrián BéltreDFP
3B
3 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .318
A.J. PierzynskiDFP
C
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .282
Lance BerkmanDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .243
Jim AdduciDFP
LF
3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .400
Mitch MorelandDFP
1B
3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
Leonys MartínDFP
CF
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .258
Totals 31 2 6 2 0 1 11 1 6
Batting
2B - I Kinsler 2 (29, A Cobb 2); J Adduci (1, A Cobb); M Moreland (22, A Cobb)
S - E Andrus
RBI - I Kinsler (63), A Pierzynski (64)
2-out RBI - I Kinsler, A Pierzynski
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - L Berkman 1, L Martin 1
Team LOB - 4
Running
SB - A Rios (37, 2nd base off A Cobb/J Molina)
CS - I Kinsler (10, 3rd base by A Cobb/J Molina)
Fielding
Outfield assists - L Martin

Tampa Bay

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
David DeJesúsDFP
LF
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259
Ben ZobristDFP
2B
4 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 .275
James LoneyDFP
1B
4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .303
Evan LongoriaDFP
3B
4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .268
Wil MyersDFP
RF
4 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 4 .298
Matt JoyceDFP
DH
3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .242
Delmon YoungDFP
PH-DH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Desmond JenningsDFP
CF
2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .244
José MolinaDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .236
Yunel EscobarDFP
SS
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .263
Totals 33 6 12 6 1 3 5 0 11
Batting
2B - D DeJesus (5, M Garza); W Myers (17, J Frasor)
HR - W Myers (13, 2nd inning off M Garza 0 on, 0 Out)
S - D DeJesus
SF - D Jennings
RBI - J Loney (68), E Longoria (77), W Myers 3 (49), D Jennings (48)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Loney 1, W Myers 2, J Molina 2
Team LOB - 8
Fielding
PB - J Molina

Pitching

Texas

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Matt GarzaDFP
(L, 3-5)
4.1 8 6 6 2 3 1 1.30 4.94
Jason FrasorDFP
0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1.10 2.62
Robbie Ross Jr.DFP
0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.39 3.28
Neftali FelizDFP
0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.29 0.00
Joseph OrtizDFP
2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.23 4.09

Tampa Bay

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Alex CobbDFP
(W, 9-3)
8.0 6 2 2 1 10 0 1.20 3.02
Jamey WrightDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 2.94
Pitching
WP - M Garza
Pitches-strikes - M Garza 81-48; J Frasor 20-10; R Ross 10-5; N Feliz 10-5; J Ortiz 25-17; A Cobb 107-74; J Wright 14-10
Ground balls-fly balls - M Garza 7-5; J Frasor 0-2; R Ross 1-1; N Feliz 1-1; J Ortiz 4-0; A Cobb 10-2; J Wright 0-2
Batters faced - M Garza 22; J Frasor 4; R Ross 4; N Feliz 2; J Ortiz 6; A Cobb 30; J Wright 3
Game Details
Game Time: 3:01.
Umpires: HP--Larry Vanover. 1B--Manny Gonzalez. 2B--Eric Cooper. 3B--Tony Randazzo.
Weather: INDOORS
Wind: 0 mph, .
Attendance: 10,724.