St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - David Price tossed eight stellar innings
of one-run ball as the Rays continued their home dominance with a 7-2 victory
over the Athletics in the opener of a three-game series at Tropicana Field.
Price (5-1) fanned a season-high 12 batters while allowing just three hits and
one walk as the Rays won their 10th straight home game and improved to 13-1 at
the Trop this season.
B.J. Upton smacked two RBI doubles and scored twice, Luke Scott also knocked
in two and Jose Molina added a two-run homer for Tampa Bay. which has won six
Tyson Ross (1-2) was touched for all seven runs on nine hits in just 3 1/3
innings to take the loss. Cliff Pennington belted a solo blast in the ninth
and Kurt Suzuki knocked in the only other run with a double in the second as
Oakland saw its brief two-game win streak come to an end.
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