Jeff Niemann struggled vs. the Jays after back-to-back dominant victories. (AP)
By Bill Chastain / MLB.com
After pulling out several comeback wins on their 10-game road trip, the Rays couldn't find the magic in the finale, amassing a total of five hits. Carl Crawford's homer accounted for their lone run, which wasn't enough to pick up Jeff Niemann, who allowed five runs in 6 2/3 innings.
BATTING 2B: Longoria (29, Cecil), Upton, B (25, League). HR: Crawford, C (10,
6th inning off Cecil, 0 on, 2 out). TB: Longoria 3; Upton, B 2; Crawford, C 4; Zobrist. RBI:
Crawford, C (43). 2-out RBI: Crawford, C. Runners left in scoring position, 2
out: Burrell 2; Zobrist. GIDP: Zobrist. Team RISP: 0-for-5. Team LOB:
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