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Rays steal eight bags
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Rays 5, Red Sox 3
James Shields went 7 1/3 innings, allowing six hits and fanning six. (Mike Carlson/AP)
It was a milestone day for the Rays at Tropicana Field. Not only did they win their first series since their opening set, they did so in dazzling style. Tampa Bay set a franchise record with eight stolen bases, with left fielder Carl Crawford tying the American League record with six.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (15-10)
Lost 1
Tampa Bay 5, Boston 3   TB
Tampa Bay (11-15)
Won 1
May 3, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0   3 8 1
Tampa Bay
1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 X   5 10 0
Standings thru 5/3/09  |  Recap: BOS | TB  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Rays stats
Boston AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Ellsbury, CF 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .282
Pedroia, 2B 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 .307
Ortiz, D, DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .208
Youkilis, 1B 4 1 2 2 0 1 0 .407
Drew, J, RF 4 0 3 1 0 1 0 .267
Bay, LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .304
Lowell, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .299
Varitek, C 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 .239
Lugo, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214
Totals 34 3 8 3 3 6 14  

BATTING
2B: Drew, J (8, Shields).
HR: Youkilis (6, 8th inning off Howell, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Ellsbury 2; Pedroia; Drew, J 4; Youkilis 5.
RBI: Drew, J (14), Youkilis 2 (20).
2-out RBI: Youkilis 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lowell 3; Bay.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Pedroia (4, 2nd base off Howell/Hernandez, M).
CS: Ellsbury (3, 2nd base by Shields/Hernandez, M).

FIELDING
E: Varitek (1, throw).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 5 0 0 0 0 2 2 .162
Crawford, C, LF 4 2 4 1 1 0 0 .317
Longoria, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .365
Pena, C, 1B 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .271
Burrell, DH 3 0 0 1 0 2 3 .253
Zobrist, RF 3 1 0 0 1 2 5 .264
Iwamura, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .295
Bartlett, SS 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 .368
Hernandez, M, C 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .353
Totals 33 5 10 5 2 10 20  

BATTING
2B: Pena, C (4, Penny), Iwamura (10, Penny), Bartlett (4, Penny).
TB: Bartlett 4; Longoria; Crawford, C 4; Pena, C 2; Iwamura 2.
RBI: Pena, C (28), Bartlett (8), Hernandez, M (4), Burrell (12), Crawford, C (11).
2-out RBI: Crawford, C.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zobrist 2; Pena, C; Upton, B; Burrell; Hernandez, M; Iwamura 2; Longoria.
SAC: Hernandez, M.
Team RISP: 4-for-17.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Crawford, C 6 (17, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek, 3rd base off Penny/Varitek, 2nd base off Delcarmen/Varitek, 2nd base off Ramirez, R/Varitek), Hernandez, M (1, 2nd base off Penny/Varitek), Bartlett (6, 3rd base off Ramirez, R/Varitek).

 
Boston IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Penny (L, 2-1) 6.0 6 3 3 2 8 0 7.61
Delcarmen 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.63
Jones, H 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 2.84
Ramirez, R 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Shields (W, 3-2) 7.1 6 2 2 2 6 0 3.51
Howell (H, 1) 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 1 3.48
Wheeler, D (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7.00
Percival (S, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45

HBP: Longoria (by Penny), Pena, C (by Delcarmen), Burrell (by Delcarmen).
Pitches-strikes: Penny 110-69, Delcarmen 21-9, Jones, H 12-7, Ramirez, R 8-6, Shields 102-65, Howell 10-6, Wheeler, D 11-5, Percival 14-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Penny 3-5, Delcarmen 0-0, Jones, H 1-1, Ramirez, R 0-0, Shields 6-8, Howell 1-0, Wheeler, D 0-1, Percival 1-1.
Batters faced: Penny 27, Delcarmen 5, Jones, H 4, Ramirez, R 3, Shields 29, Howell 3, Wheeler, D 2, Percival 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Jones, H 3-0, Ramirez, R 1-1, Howell 1-1, Wheeler, D 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Marty Foster. 1B: Marvin Hudson. 2B: John Hirschbeck. 3B: Wally Bell.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:15.
Att: 32,332.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
May 3, 2009
May 3, 2009

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