Tampa Bay 10, Oakland 3

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 7:10 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Andy Fletcher, First Base - Adrian Johnson, Second Base - Tim McClelland, Third Base - Mike Everitt,
Attendance - 10691

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oakland 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 10 2
Tampa Bay 0 2 0 0 6 2 0 0 0 10 14 3

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oakland 12-10 9-5 3-5 L2
Tampa Bay 16-5 7-4 9-1 W4

Recap

James Shields struck out 12 and the surging Tampa Bay Rays pounded out 14 hits on the way to a 10-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.


The Rays, off to their best start in club history, have won 13 of their past 15 games. Their 16 wins in April are a club record.


Shields (3-0) went seven innings, allowing six hits and one earned run.


The Rays scored six times in the fifth inning to break open a 2-2 tie. Tampa Bay sent 11 men to the plate in the frame and got five hits and three walks. Evan Longoria and Carlos Pena had run-scoring hits in the inning.


Longoria and Pena hit back-to-back homers in the sixth.


Dallas Braden (3-1) took the loss and was tagged for six runs on eight hits in four-plus innings.


Daric Barton homered to give Oakland a 1-0 lead in the first. Adam Rosales added a solo shot in the ninth.


Willy Aybar had three hits and John Jaso had a pair of RBIs for the Rays.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Oakland   Tampa Bay
Dallas Braden Player James Shields
Loss W/L Win
4.0 IP 7.0
1 Strikeouts 12
8 Hits 6
13.50 ERA 1.29
Hitting
Oakland   Tampa Bay
Adam Rosales Player Willy Aybar
2 Hits 3
1 RBI 0
1 HR 0
6 TB 3
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Oakland 10 2 18 .256 23 12 2 1 0 2
Tampa Bay 14 2 23 .378 17 5 8 4 0 3

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Kansas City. The Rays have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .800 after a loss.
  • Oakland will play their next game on the road against Toronto. The Athletics have a W/L % of .583 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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