Baltimore 8, Tampa Bay 7

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, August 20, 2009 7:08 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Jeff Nelson, First Base - Rob Drake, Second Base - Tim Timmons, Third Base - Mark Wegner,
Attendance - 15870

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Baltimore 0 0 0 0 1 4 3 0 0 8 11 1
Tampa Bay 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 7 12 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Baltimore 49-72 30-31 19-41 W1
Tampa Bay 65-55 40-20 25-35 L1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 40-20 record at home this season. The Baltimore Orioles have a 19-41 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 1 straight up loss. The Rays have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Baltimore has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Orioles have won 3 of their last 10 games.
  • Brian Matusz pitched 5.1 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 6.75. Jim Johnson closed out the game to get the save and has 5 save s for the season. James Shields took the loss for Tampa Bay.
  • Ben Zobrist had the only homerun for Tampa Bay. Brian Roberts, Nolan Reimold hit homeruns for Baltimore.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Baltimore   Tampa Bay
Brian Matusz Player James Shields
Win W/L Loss
5.1 IP 5.2
7 Strikeouts 5
7 Hits 7
6.75 ERA 1.59
Hitting
Baltimore   Tampa Bay
Nick Markakis Player Jason Bartlett
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
2 TB 3
.500 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Baltimore 11 2 18 .282 14 6 8 4 0 1
Tampa Bay 12 1 18 .308 13 11 7 0 2 1

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Texas. The Rays have a W/L % of .576 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Baltimore will play their next game on the road against Chi. White Sox. The Orioles have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .425 after a loss.
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