Tampa Bay 3, Baltimore 1

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 7:08 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Mark Wegner, First Base - Jeff Nelson, Second Base - Rob Drake, Third Base - Tim Timmons,
Attendance - 18474

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 8 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Baltimore 48-72 30-31 18-41 L5
Tampa Bay 65-54 40-19 25-35 W4

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 40-19 record at home this season. The Baltimore Orioles have a 18-41 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 4 straight up wins. The Rays have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Baltimore has a streak of 5 straight up losses. The Orioles have won 2 of their last 10 games.
  • Jeff Niemann pitched 7.1 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.71. J.P. Howell closed out the game to get the save and has 14 save s for the season. Chris Tillman took the loss for Baltimore.
  • Ben Zobrist, Pat Burrell, B.J. Upton hit homeruns for Tampa Bay. Brian Roberts had the only homerun for Baltimore.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Baltimore   Tampa Bay
Chris Tillman Player Jeff Niemann
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 7.1
3 Strikeouts 5
7 Hits 7
4.50 ERA 1.23
Hitting
Baltimore   Tampa Bay
Matt Wieters Player Pat Burrell
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 1
0 HR 1
2 TB 5
.667 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Baltimore 7 1 13 .219 12 5 1 1 0 0
Tampa Bay 8 3 19 .258 11 4 3 3 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Baltimore. The Rays have a W/L % of .585 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Baltimore will play their next game on the road against Tampa Bay. The Orioles have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .417 after a loss.
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