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Rays 4, Blue Jays 1
Matt Garza struck out three and walked three in seven-plus innings. (Darren Calabrese/AP)
What started with the very first pitch soon become a trend, as B.J. Upton, who led off with a home run, was followed by Carl Crawford and Willy Aybar with solo blasts of their own to account for all the runs the Rays would need. Matt Garza fired seven-plus innings of one-run ball.
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Series at a glance:
TB
Tampa Bay (44-35)
Won 7
Tampa Bay 4, Toronto 1   TOR
Toronto (41-38)
Lost 4
June 30, 2009
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Tampa Bay
1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0   4 9 0
Toronto
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 0
Standings thru 6/30/09  |  Recap: TB | TOR  |  Gameday  |  Rays stats  |  Blue Jays stats
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 .247
Crawford, C, LF 5 1 2 1 0 1 2 .321
Aybar, W, 3B 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 .287
Pena, C, 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .237
Zobrist, 2B 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 .290
Burrell, DH 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 .230
Gross, RF 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .282
  a-Longoria, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .301
  Kapler, RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Bartlett, SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 5 .366
Navarro, D, C 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .212
Totals 32 4 9 4 7 8 18  

a-Flied out for Gross in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Bartlett (16, Richmond), Pena, C (17, Carlson).
HR: Upton, B (7, 1st inning off Richmond, 0 on, 0 out), Crawford, C (8, 3rd inning off Richmond, 0 on, 1 out), Aybar, W (7, 6th inning off Richmond, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Bartlett 2; Upton, B 4; Crawford, C 5; Pena, C 2; Zobrist; Aybar, W 6.
RBI: Upton, B (31), Crawford, C (38), Aybar, W (25), Zobrist (46).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Navarro, D 2; Bartlett 3; Pena, C.
SF: Zobrist.
GIDP: Crawford, C.
Team RISP: 0-for-6.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Crawford, C (7, 2nd base by Richmond/Chavez, R).
PO: Zobrist (2nd base by Richmond).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Gross (Lind at 2nd base).
DP: (Zobrist-Bartlett-Pena, C).

 
Toronto AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Scutaro, SS 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .279
Hill, A, 2B 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 .305
Wells, V, CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .248
Rolen, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .331
Lind, DH 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .312
Overbay, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .264
Rios, A, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .263
Adams, R, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200
  a-Bautista, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .252
Chavez, R, C 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .271
  b-Barajas, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266
Totals 33 1 8 0 4 4 17  

a-Walked for Adams, R in the 9th. b-Flied out for Chavez, R in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Hill, A (13, Garza, M).
TB: Lind 2; Chavez, R; Wells, V; Rios, A; Rolen; Hill, A 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rolen; Wells, V 2; Overbay.
GIDP: Overbay.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Overbay-Scutaro).
Pickoffs: Richmond (Zobrist at 2nd base).

 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Garza, M (W, 6-5) 7.0 7 1 1 3 3 0 3.45
Bradford (H, 1) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
Choate (H, 2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.46
Howell (S, 6) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.63
 
Toronto IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Richmond (L, 6-5) 7.0 6 3 3 5 7 3 3.69
Carlson 0.1 2 1 1 1 0 0 5.20
League 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.45
Cecil 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.09

Garza, M pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Game Scores: Garza, M , Richmond .
IBB: Burrell (by Carlson).
Pitches-strikes: Garza, M 111-66, Bradford 4-3, Choate 9-6, Howell 13-8, Richmond 108-59, Carlson 18-9, League 13-7, Cecil 10-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Garza, M 8-6, Bradford 0-1, Choate 0-1, Howell 2-1, Richmond 8-2, Carlson 0-1, League 1-1, Cecil 0-1.
Batters faced: Garza, M 29, Bradford 2, Choate 2, Howell 4, Richmond 29, Carlson 4, League 4, Cecil 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Bradford 1-0, Choate 2-0, League 2-0, Cecil 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Estabrook. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Jim Joyce. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 68 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 1 mph, Varies.
T: 3:07.
Att: 15,477.
Venue: Rogers Centre.
June 30, 2009
June 30, 2009

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