Tampa Bay 5, Minnesota 2

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, May 30, 2009 4:10 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Jerry Meals, First Base - James Hoye, Second Base - Mike DiMuro, Third Base - Dale Scott,
Attendance - 36052

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 24-27 19-11 5-16 L3
Tampa Bay 25-27 13-10 12-17 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Tampa Bay Rays have a 13-10 record at home this season. The Minnesota Twins have a 5-16 record on the road.
  • Tampa Bay has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Rays have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 3 straight up losses. The Twins have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • David Price pitched 5.2 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 3.00. Randy Choate closed out the game to get the save and has 2 save s for the season. Francisco Liriano took the loss for Minnesota.
  • Carl Crawford, Joe Dillon hit homeruns for Tampa Bay.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Minnesota   Tampa Bay
Francisco Liriano Player David Price
Loss W/L Win
4.0 IP 5.2
3 Strikeouts 11
7 Hits 5
9.00 ERA 1.59
Hitting
Minnesota   Tampa Bay
Brendan Harris Player Carl Crawford
1 Hits 3
0 RBI 2
0 HR 1
2 TB 6
.333 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Minnesota 6 0 8 .176 18 15 2 3 0 0
Tampa Bay 9 2 15 .310 8 6 5 5 0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Rays have a W/L % of .440 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 .423 after a loss.
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