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Late drive dooms Rays
Athletics 5, Devil Rays 2
B.J. Upton slides into second base in the second inning on Friday. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
Left-hander Casey Fossum gave up one run in six solid innings, but Brian Stokes yielded a three-run homer in the ninth as the Devil Rays dropped the series opener to the Athletics. Elijah Dukes crushed his fourth home run of the season, while Ty Wigginton plated a run with a sacrifice fly.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 04, 2007
OAK
Oakland (14-14)
Won 1
Oakland 5, Tampa Bay 2   TB
Tampa Bay (13-16)
Lost 1
May 4, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3   5 8 3
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0   2 4 0
Standings thru 5/4/07  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Devil Rays Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, CF2210301.248
Ellis, 2B3120202.258
Chavez, 3B5011027.248
Swisher, DH4124002.274
Johnson, 1B4010112.321
Crosby, SS3000112.220
Buck, RF4000014.208
Kendall, C4000001.176
Snelling, LF3110100.212
Totals325858521 

BATTING
2B: Swisher (5, Fossum).
HR: Swisher (5, 9th inning off Stokes, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Stewart; Ellis 2; Chavez; Swisher 6; Johnson; Snelling.
RBI: Swisher 4 (13), Chavez (15).
2-out RBI: Chavez; Swisher 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson; Buck 2; Chavez; Swisher; Kendall.
SF: Swisher.
GIDP: Stewart; Buck.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Chavez (3, throw), Johnson (1, fielding), Crosby (5, throw).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Baldelli, DH3000030.265
Dukes, CF4111011.247
Crawford, LF3110100.289
Wigginton, 3B3001002.243
Upton, 2B4020020.386
Young, RF4000013.237
Pena, 1B4000033.194
Navarro, C3000012.200
Harris, SS3000010.333
Totals3124211211 

BATTING
3B: Crawford (2, Haren).
HR: Dukes (4, 6th inning off Haren, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Dukes 4; Crawford 3; Upton 2.
RBI: Wigginton (16), Dukes (6).
2-out RBI: Dukes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena; Navarro 2; Wigginton.
S: Baldelli.
SF: Wigginton.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Harris-Upton-Pena, Upton-Harris-Pena).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Haren 7.04220911.75
Duchscherer (W, 3-1)1.00001104.26
Street (S, 8)1.00000202.40
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Fossum 6.05113407.34
Ryu (H, 1)0.10112003.95
Camp (H, 6)0.10000007.45
Lugo (BS, 2)0.110020011.42
Glover (L, 0-2)1.11221007.90
Stokes 0.21110117.24

Lugo pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

WP: Haren.
IBB: Crawford (by Duchscherer).
Pitches-strikes: Haren 102-70, Duchscherer 13-7, Street 16-10, Fossum 99-60, Ryu 14-6, Camp 5-3, Lugo 15-6, Glover 18-11, Stokes 14-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Haren 5-7, Duchscherer 2-0, Street 0-1, Fossum 8-6, Ryu 1-0, Camp 1-0, Lugo 0-1, Glover 2-2, Stokes 0-1.
Batters faced: Haren 26, Duchscherer 5, Street 3, Fossum 25, Ryu 3, Camp 1, Lugo 4, Glover 5, Stokes 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Camp 2-0, Lugo 2-1, Glover 2-0, Stokes 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Ed Montague. 1B: Jerry Layne. 2B: Bill Miller. 3B: Marvin Hudson.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:53.
Att: 11,546.

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