Tampa Bay 5, Minnesota 3

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, May 29, 2009 7:38 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Dale Scott, First Base - Jerry Meals, Second Base - James Hoye, Third Base - Mike DiMuro,
Attendance - 19358

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 8 0
Tampa Bay 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 5 10 1

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 24-26 19-11 5-15 L2
Tampa Bay 24-27 12-10 12-17 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 12-10 record at home this season. The Minnesota Twins have a 5-15 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 1 straight up win. The Rays have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 2 straight up loss. The Twins have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • James Shields pitched 7.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.53. Randy Choate closed out the game to get the save and has 1 save for the season. Scott Baker took the loss for Minnesota.
  • Carl Crawford, Evan Longoria hit homeruns for Tampa Bay. Michael Cuddyer had the only homerun for Minnesota.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Minnesota   Tampa Bay
Scott Baker Player James Shields
Loss W/L Win
5.2 IP 7.0
4 Strikeouts 5
7 Hits 7
6.35 ERA 2.57
Hitting
Minnesota   Tampa Bay
Joe Mauer Player Evan Longoria
3 Hits 3
0 RBI 3
0 HR 1
6 TB 6
.600 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Minnesota 8 1 16 .229 15 9 2 2 0 0
Tampa Bay 10 2 18 .312 9 5 5 2 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Rays have a W/L % of .417 after a win and .519 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Tampa Bay. The Twins have a W/L % of .520 after a win and .440 after a loss.
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