Andy Sonnanstine (left) ceded two runs on eight hits and four walks in 5 2/3 frames. (AP)
By Carter Gaddis / Special to MLB.com
Evan Longoria's grand slam broke open a close game, and Carlos Pena made it back-to-back long balls in a six-run fifth inning, during which the Rays batted around. The offensive outburst secured a win for starter Andy Sonnanstine.
BATTING HR: Longoria (7, 5th inning off Masterson, 3 on, 2 out), Pena, C (10, 5th inning off Masterson, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Gross 2; Longoria 4; Upton, B; Crawford, C; Pena, C 4; Iwamura. RBI: Upton, B (2), Longoria 4 (28), Pena, C (25). 2-out RBI: Longoria 4; Pena, C. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Navarro, D; Burrell. SAC: Navarro, D. SF: Upton, B. Team RISP: 1-for-4. Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING SB: Upton, B (6, 2nd base off Masterson/Varitek), Crawford, C (10, 2nd base off Delcarmen/Varitek). CS: Upton, B (1, 3rd base by Masterson/Varitek), Gross (1, 3rd base by Masterson/Varitek).