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    W:J.Cosart(6-5) L:C.Archer(3-4)
    HR: TAM- E.Longoria (8) HOU- None



    Tampa Bay Top 1st
    - UMPIRES: Home,Laz Diaz; First, Marcus Pattillo; Second, Mark Carlson; Third, Jeff Nelson;
    - Desmond Jennings fouled out to first. None on with one out and Kevin Kiermaier due up.
    - Kevin Kiermaier doubled to right. Runner on second with one out and Evan Longoria due up.
    - Evan Longoria single to right scored Kevin Kiermaier with one out. Runner on first and James Loney due up.
    - James Loney grounded out to first. On the play, Evan Longoria advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and Ben Zobrist due up.
    - Ben Zobrist struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 1st
    - Dexter Fowler struck out swinging. None on with one out and George Springer due up.
    - George Springer grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Jonathan Singleton due up.
    - Jonathan Singleton grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Top 2nd
    - David DeJesus walked. Runner on first with none out and Matt Joyce due up.
    - Matt Joyce grounded out short to first. On the play, David DeJesus advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Yunel Escobar due up.
    - Yunel Escobar flied out to right. Runner on second with two outs and Ryan Hanigan due up.
    - Ryan Hanigan grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 2nd
    - Jason Castro flied out to center. None on with one out and Matt Dominguez due up.
    - Matt Dominguez singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Chris Carter due up.
    - Chris Carter grounded into a double play, third to second to first. On the play, Matt Dominguez out at second to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Top 3rd
    - Desmond Jennings grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Kevin Kiermaier due up.
    - Kevin Kiermaier doubled to right. Runner on second with one out and Evan Longoria due up.
    - Kevin Kiermaier caught stealing third. None on with two outs and Evan Longoria at the plate.
    - Evan Longoria grounded out short to first to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 3rd
    - Alex Presley grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
    - Marwin Gonzalez doubled to right. Runner on second with one out and Jonathan Villar due up.
    - Marwin Gonzalez advances to third on a wild pitch. Runner on third with one out and Jonathan Villar at the plate.
    - Jonathan Villar lined out to second. Runner on third with two outs and Dexter Fowler due up.
    - Dexter Fowler reached first on Chris Archer`s fielding error scored Marwin Gonzalez with two outs. Runner on first and George Springer due up.
    - George Springer was hit-by-pitch. Runners on first and second with two outs and Jonathan Singleton due up.
    - Jonathan Singleton walked. Bases loaded with two outs and Jason Castro due up.
    - Jason Castro walked Dexter Fowler scored on the play with two outs. Bases loaded and Matt Dominguez due up.
    - Matt Dominguez doubled to center scored George Springer, Jonathan Singleton and Jason Castro with two outs. Runner on second and Chris Carter due up.
    - Chris Carter struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Top 4th
    - James Loney grounded out first to pitcher. None on with one out and Ben Zobrist due up.
    - Ben Zobrist flied out to left. None on with two outs and David DeJesus due up.
    - David DeJesus singled to right. Runner on first with two outs and Matt Joyce due up.
    - Matt Joyce singled to right. On the play, David DeJesus advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Yunel Escobar due up.
    - Yunel Escobar grounded out third to first to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 4th
    - Alex Presley walked. Runner on first with none out and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
    - Cesar Ramos enters teh game for the Rays with a runner on first and none out.
    - Marwin Gonzalez singled to center. On the play, Alex Presley advances to second. Runners on first and second with none out and Jonathan Villar due up.
    - Jonathan Villar struck out swinging. Runners on first and second with one out and Dexter Fowler due up.
    - Dexter Fowler doubled to center scored Alex Presley and Marwin Gonzalez with one out. Runner on second and George Springer due up.
    - George Springer struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Jonathan Singleton due up.
    - Jonathan Singleton struck out swinging to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Top 5th
    - Ryan Hanigan grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Desmond Jennings due up.
    - Desmond Jennings singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Kevin Kiermaier due up.
    - Kevin Kiermaier grounded into a fielder`s choice, second to short. On the play, Desmond Jennings out at second. Runner on first with two outs and Evan Longoria due up.
    - Evan Longoria two-out, two-run Home Run (8) to left scored Kevin Kiermaier. James Loney due up.
    - James Loney doubled to right. Runner on second with two outs and Ben Zobrist due up.
    - Ben Zobrist flied out to left to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 5th
    - Jason Castro grounded out third to first. None on with one out and Matt Dominguez due up.
    - Matt Dominguez grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
    - Chris Carter flied out to right to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Top 6th
    - David DeJesus grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Matt Joyce due up.
    - Matt Joyce flied out to right. None on with two outs and Yunel Escobar due up.
    - Yunel Escobar lined out to third to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 6th
    - Alex Presley grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
    - Marwin Gonzalez grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Jonathan Villar due up.
    - Jonathan Villar singled to center. Runner on first with two outs and Dexter Fowler due up.
    - Dexter Fowler struck out looking to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Top 7th
    - Ryan Hanigan singled to center. Runner on first with none out and Desmond Jennings due up.
    - Desmond Jennings popped out to second. Runner on first with one out and Kevin Kiermaier due up.
    - Kevin Kiermaier struck out swinging. Runner on first with two outs and Evan Longoria due up.
    - Evan Longoria popped out to short to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 7th
    - Juan Carlos Oviedo starts the inning for the Rays.
    - George Springer flied out to right. None on with one out and Jonathan Singleton due up.
    - Jonathan Singleton walked. Runner on first with one out and Jason Castro due up.
    - Jonathan Singleton advances to second on a wild pitch. Runner on second with one out and Jason Castro at the plate.
    - Jason Castro walked. Runners on first and second with one out and Matt Dominguez due up.
    - Matt Dominguez popped out to short. Runners on first and second with two outs and Chris Carter due up.
    - Chris Carter flied out to right to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Top 8th
    - Tony Sipp starts the inning for the Astros.
    - James Loney flied out to right. None on with one out and Ben Zobrist due up.
    - Ben Zobrist struck out looking. None on with two outs and David DeJesus due up.
    - Sean Rodriguez is pinch-hitting for David DeJesus.
    - Pinch-Hitter Sean Rodriguez singled to left. Runner on first with two outs and Matt Joyce due up.
    - Logan Forsythe is pinch-hitting for Matt Joyce.
    - Josh Fields enters the game with a runner on first and two outs.
    - Pinch-Hitter Logan Forsythe flied out to right to end the inning.

    Houston Bottom 8th
    - Kirby Yates starts the inning for the Rays.
    - Defensive switch from second base to left field for Ben Zobrist.
    - Sean Rodriguez remains in the game as the designated hitter.
    - Logan Forsythe remains in the game as the second baseman.
    - Alex Presley grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Marwin Gonzalez due up.
    - Marwin Gonzalez singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Jonathan Villar due up.
    - Jonathan Villar struck out looking. Runner on first with two outs and Dexter Fowler due up.
    - Dexter Fowler flied out to center to end the inning.

    Tampa Bay Top 9th
    - Josh Zeid starts the inning for the Astros.
    - Yunel Escobar flied out to center. None on with one out and Ryan Hanigan due up.
    - Ryan Hanigan grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Desmond Jennings due up.
    - Desmond Jennings grounded out second to first to end the game.

    Tampa Bay 3, Houston 7


    Final
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    - WP: J.Cosart (6-5); LP:C.Archer (3-4).

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