Baltimore 9, Tampa Bay 3

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, May 15, 2011 1:40 PM
Location - Tropicana Field
Temperature - Indoors
Umpires - Home Plate - Derryl Cousins, First Base - Jim Joyce, Second Base - Ron Kulpa, Third Base - Jim Wolf,
Attendance - 21505

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Baltimore 19-20 10-11 9-9 W2
Tampa Bay 23-17 10-12 13-5 L2

Recap


J.J. Hardy belted his third career grand slam and Nick Markakis had three hits, including a solo home run, as the visiting Baltimore Orioles defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 9-3 Sunday afternoon.
 
Hardy’s blast came off Cesar Ramos in the sixth inning after Rob Delaney had loaded the bases with three straight walks. Markakis hit his homer in the fifth for a 4-2 lead. Vladimir Guerrero added a pair of doubles for the Orioles (19-20), who have won five of six.
 
Jake Arrieta (5-1) went six innings, giving up four hits and two runs for the victory.
 
Elliot Johnson had two hits, including his first major league home run to lead off the third for the Rays (23-17). Tampa Bay crept within 3-2 on Casey Kotchman’s RBI single in the fourth.
 
Rays starter Andy Sonnanstine (0-1) went five innings, allowing eight hits and four runs.
 
Matt Wieters (three hits) gave the Orioles the lead for good with a two-out, RBI single in the second inning. Wieters improved to 13-for-23 with 20 RBIs while hitting with runners in scoring position. Derrek Lee added a two-run single in the third for a 3-0 lead.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Baltimore   Tampa Bay
Jake Arrieta Player Andy Sonnanstine
Win W/L Loss
6.0 IP 5.0
7 Strikeouts 2
4 Hits 8
3.00 ERA 7.20
Hitting
Baltimore   Tampa Bay
Matt Wieters Player Matt Joyce
3 Hits 2
1 RBI 1
0 HR 1
3 TB 5
.750 Avg .667

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Baltimore 15 2 24 .357 15 4 9 3 1 0
Tampa Bay 8 2 14 .235 18 9 3 3 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Tampa Bay will play their next game at home against NY Yankees. The Rays have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Baltimore will play their next game on the road against Boston. The Orioles have a W/L % of .611 after a win and .381 after a loss.
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