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Rays sock 'em
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Rays 6, Red Sox 2
Andy Sonnanstine (left) ceded two runs on eight hits and four walks in 5 2/3 frames. (AP)
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.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (14-9)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 6, Boston 2   TB
Tampa Bay (10-14)
Won 2
May 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0   2 9 0
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 X   6 7 0
Standings thru 5/1/09  |  Recap: BOS | TB  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Rays stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .273
Pedroia, 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 .298
Ortiz, D, DH 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .220
Youkilis, 1B 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 .405
Drew, J, RF 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 .242
Bay, LF 2 0 0 1 2 1 3 .315
Lowell, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .307
Varitek, C 4 0 1 0 0 2 2 .250
Lugo, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 3 .300
Totals 33 2 9 2 6 6 16  

BATTING
2B: Youkilis 2 (10, Sonnanstine, Sonnanstine).
TB: Lugo; Lowell; Pedroia 3; Drew, J; Youkilis 4; Varitek.
RBI: Bay (20), Drew, J (11).
2-out RBI: Bay; Drew, J.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lugo; Lowell 2; Bay 2.
GIDP: Ortiz, D.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 10.

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 3 0 1 1 0 2 0 .185
Crawford, C, LF 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .284
Longoria, 3B 3 1 1 4 1 1 0 .368
Pena, C, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .256
Burrell, DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .253
Gross, RF 3 1 2 0 1 1 0 .244
Iwamura, 2B 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .300
Navarro, D, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .173
Bartlett, SS 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .349
Totals 27 6 7 6 4 9 9  

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).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Pena, C, Bartlett-Longoria-Pena, C).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Masterson (L, 2-1) 6.0 6 6 6 3 6 2 4.37
Delcarmen 1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0.00
Ramirez, R 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sonnanstine (W, 1-3) 5.2 8 2 2 4 1 0 6.75
Howell 1.0 1 0 0 2 1 0 2.70
Wheeler, D (H, 2) 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 7.27
Nelson, J 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.70

HBP: Iwamura (by Masterson), Bartlett (by Masterson).
Pitches-strikes: Masterson 105-58, Delcarmen 25-13, Ramirez, R 12-7, Sonnanstine 93-56, Howell 23-11, Wheeler, D 15-12, Nelson, J 16-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Masterson 6-2, Delcarmen 0-1, Ramirez, R 0-1, Sonnanstine 5-6, Howell 1-0, Wheeler, D 0-1, Nelson, J 1-1.
Batters faced: Masterson 27, Delcarmen 5, Ramirez, R 3, Sonnanstine 27, Howell 5, Wheeler, D 4, Nelson, J 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Howell 1-0, Wheeler, D 2-0.
Umpires: HP: John Hirschbeck. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: Marty Foster. 3B: Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:51.
Att: 27,045.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
May 1, 2009
May 1, 2009

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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