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Hellickson the real deal as Rays take first

Jeremy Hellickson had a Major League debut to remember against the Twins. The young righty struck out six over seven strong innings of two-run ball to vault the Rays into a first-place tie with the Yanks in the AL East.


MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
Span, CF4010012.275
Casilla, A, 2B3100113.270
Young, D, LF4010001.334
Kubel, RF4122011.262
Cuddyer, 1B3000112.273
Thome, DH4000033.253
Valencia, D, 3B4000001.374
Hardy, SS2000110.258
Butera, C2000000.179
Jaso, C3110110.272
a-Shoppach, PH-C1000012.200
Crawford, C, LF4111012.309
Longoria, 3B2111200.292
Aybar, W, DH3000114.257
Joyce, RF4022012.244
Upton, B, CF4030011.232
Rodriguez, S, 1B3000012.256
Brignac, 2B3110101.270
Bartlett, SS3010012.240
a-Struck out for Jaso in the 8th.
HR: Kubel (13, 6th inning off Hellickson, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Span; Young, D; Kubel 5.
RBI: Kubel 2 (63).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thome; Casilla, A; Kubel.
GIDP: Valencia, D.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 5.

E: Butera (2, throw).

2B: Upton, B (26, Pavano), Jaso (11, Pavano), Crawford, C (23, Pavano), Joyce (9, Pavano).
TB: Bartlett; Longoria; Upton, B 4; Crawford, C 2; Joyce 3; Brignac; Jaso 2.
RBI: Longoria (69), Crawford, C (58), Joyce 2 (20).
2-out RBI: Longoria; Joyce 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, S; Aybar, W; Upton, B; Joyce; Shoppach 2.
SAC: Bartlett; Rodriguez, S.
Team RISP: 3-for-12.
Team LOB: 9.

SB: Upton, B 3 (31, 2nd base off Pavano/Butera, 3rd base off Pavano/Butera, 3rd base off Crain/Butera), Longoria (15, 2nd base off Slama/Butera), Brignac (3, 2nd base off Crain/Butera).
CS: Joyce (2, 2nd base by Pavano/Butera), Bartlett (3, 2nd base by Pavano/Butera).

DP: (Wheeler, D-Bartlett-Rodriguez, S).

Pavano(L, 13-7)6.09442403.32
Hellickson(W, 1-0)7.03222612.57
Qualls(H, 5)0.21000108.01
Choate(H, 11)0.20001105.88
Wheeler, D(S, 3)0.20000002.91
Game Scores: Pavano , Hellickson .
WP: Hellickson, Qualls.
IBB: Brignac (by Crain).
HBP: Butera (by Hellickson).
Pitches-strikes: Pavano 104-66, Mahay 12-7, Slama 18-7, Crain 17-8, Mijares 5-3, Hellickson 107-64, Qualls 10-9, Choate 9-4, Wheeler, D 1-1.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pavano 6-5, Mahay 1-0, Slama 0-0, Crain 1-0, Mijares 0-0, Hellickson 11-1, Qualls 0-0, Choate 0-0, Wheeler, D 1-0.
Batters faced: Pavano 27, Mahay 2, Slama 3, Crain 4, Mijares 1, Hellickson 27, Qualls 3, Choate 3, Wheeler, D 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Mijares 2-0, Choate 1-0, Wheeler, D 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian O'Nora. 1B: Jerry Crawford. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:48.
Att: 17,689.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
August 2, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media