Rays Win In Overtime, Damon Makes History

April 15, 2011

Rays Win In Overtime, Damon Makes History
Game One of Four against the Twins , and the Rays were using quite the unconventional line up (see below). To see how well it worked, how about some play-by-play: B.J. Upton walked in the first, proving worth in his on-base percentage, but the Rays would not get back on base until the fifth. A Matt Joyce single and a Dan Johnson walk were both great to see, but led to no production. Both men …
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Tampa Bay 4, Minnesota Twins 3 (10 innings): Joe Nathan, Matt Capps blow saves
RECAP: After eight shutout innings from Carl Pavano, Joe Nathan’s first blown save of the season and an unearned run to reclaim the lead in the top of the 10th inning, the Twins folded with finality in the bottom of the 10th when Matt Capps gave up a two-run, walk-off home run to Johnny Damon.
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Twins Waste Pavano’s Brilliance, Fall To Rays, 4-3
Carl Pavano pitched eight brilliant innings on Thursday night, but Joe Nathan couldn’t hold the lead in the ninth, and the Twins ultimately fell to the Tampa Bay Rays by a final score of 4-3 in ten innings. Minnesota took a 2-0 lead into the bottom of the ninth inning tonight, but Nathan struggled in the ninth inning, registering one out before giving up a double to Felipe Lopez and a walk to …
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Game of the day: Rays 4, Twins 3, 10 innings
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Johnny Damon, right, hit a two-run homer after Sam Fuld singled with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning, giving the Tampa Bay Rays a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night….
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