Tampa Bay 10, Houston 6

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, May 23, 2010 2:05 PM
Location - Minute Maid Park
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Kerwin Danley, First Base - CB Bucknor, Second Base - Doug Eddings, Third Base - Dana DeMuth,
Attendance - 28801

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Tampa Bay 0 0 2 0 3 2 0 3 0 10 15 1
Houston 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 6 10 2

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Tampa Bay 32-12 13-7 19-5 W2
Houston 15-29 9-18 6-11 L2

Recap

John Jaso homered and drove in four runs to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 10-6 win over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park Sunday.

Pedro Feliz belted a three-run homer in the first inning as Astros scored four runs in the first inning off David Price.

The Rays then scored two runs in third and three more in the fifth. Jaso hit a two-run homer in the fifth to tie the score and Hank Blalock followed with a solo homer, his first of the year, to give Tampa Bay a 5-4 lead.

Houston tied the game at 5-5 on a Hunter Pence home run, but the Rays took the lead for good on RBI singles by Willie Aybar and Ben Zobrist in the sixth. Carl Crawford had an RBI single in the eighth and Jaso followed with a two-run triple.

Price (7-1) got the win allowing five runs in five innings. Brian Moehler took the loss in relief for the Astros. Moehler (0-1) did not record an out and was charged with two runs on four hits.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Tampa Bay   Houston
David Price Player Bud Norris
Win W/L No Decision
5.0 IP 5.0
2 Strikeouts 10
6 Hits 6
9.00 ERA 7.20
Hitting
Tampa Bay   Houston
Reid Brignac Player Jeff Keppinger
3 Hits 3
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
3 TB 4
.750 Avg .600

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Tampa Bay 15 3 28 .357 25 12 10 5 3 1
Houston 10 2 18 .286 12 6 6 3 0 2

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Astros have a W/L % of .533 after a win and .241 after a loss.
  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against Boston. The Rays have a W/L % of .750 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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