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Garza gets fourth win, Rays beat Royals 11-1

Apr 30, 2010 - 3:24 AM ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.(AP) -- Matt Garza gave up one run over six sharp innings, Jason Bartlett and Reid Brignac drove in three runs apiece and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 11-1 on Thursday night.

At 17-5, the Rays are off to the best start in the majors after 22 games since 2003 when San Francisco and the New York Yankees opened 18-4 and the Royals were 17-5. Tampa Bay has won 14 of 16, outscoring opponents 117-44 during the stretch.

Garza (4-1) scattered five hits, walked two and struck out nine. The right-hander improved to 1-4 in seven career games against the Royals.






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    Royals 1, Rays 11  FinalApr 30 3:02 AM


  • Rays 11, Royals 1 - FINAL
    KANSAS CITY ab r h rbi bb so lob avg
    D DeJesus dh 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .297
    S Podsednik lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .359
    B Butler 1b 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .318
    J Guillen rf 4 0 0 0 0 4 2 .303
    A Callaspo 2b 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .302
    J Kendall c 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .289
    B Pena c

    Apr 29 10:24 PM


  • AL
    AT TAMPA BAY - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY BEN ZOBRIST SCORED GABE KAPLER
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, B ZOBRIST ON FIRST, 0 OUTS
    CURRENT SCORE: KANSAS CITY 1
    TAMPA BAY 11 BOTTOM,7TH
    DUE UP FOR TAMPA BAY: E LONGORIA (.333, 2-FOR-4)

    Royals 1, Rays 11  Bot 7, 0 OutsApr 29 9:48 PM


  • AL
    AT TAMPA BAY - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY JOHN JASO SCORED PAT BURRELL
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, J JASO ON FIRST, 2 OUTS
    CURRENT SCORE: KANSAS CITY 1
    TAMPA BAY 10 BOTTOM,4TH
    DUE UP FOR TAMPA BAY: R BRIGNAC (.308, 2-FOR-2, 3 RBI)

    Royals 1, Rays 10  Bot 4, 0 OutsApr 29 8:52 PM


  • AL
    AT TAMPA BAY - SCORING UPDATE
    SOLO HOME RUN BY ALBERTO CALLASPO (4) TO RIGHT CENTER WITH 0
    OUT IN THE 4TH OFF MATT GARZA.
    CURRENT SCORE: KANSAS CITY 1, TAMPA BAY 9
    DUE UP FOR KANSAS CITY: J KENDALL (.293, 0-FOR-1)

    Royals 1, Rays 9  Top 4, 0 OutsApr 29 8:39 PM


  • AL
    AT TAMPA BAY - SCORING UPDATE
    FORCE OUT BY JASON BARTLETT SCORED JOHN JASO
    SITUATION: 4 RUNS IN, J BARTLETT ON FIRST, 2 OUTS
    CURRENT SCORE: KANSAS CITY 0
    TAMPA BAY 9 BOTTOM,3RD
    DUE UP FOR TAMPA BAY: C CRAWFORD (.329, 2-FOR-2, RBI)

    Royals 0, Rays 9  Bot 3, 0 OutsApr 29 8:27 PM


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    AT TAMPA BAY - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY REID BRIGNAC SCORED B.J. UPTON AND CARLOS PENA
    SITUATION: 3 RUNS IN, R BRIGNAC ON FIRST, J JASO ON THIRD, 1 OUT
    CURRENT SCORE: KANSAS CITY 0
    TAMPA BAY 8 BOTTOM,3RD
    DUE UP FOR TAMPA BAY: J BARTLETT (.287, 1-FOR-2, 2 RBI)

    Royals 0, Rays 8  Bot 3, 0 OutsApr 29 8:24 PM


  • AL
    AT TAMPA BAY - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY CARLOS PENA SCORED EVAN LONGORIA
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, C PENA ON FIRST, 0 OUTS
    CURRENT SCORE: KANSAS CITY 0
    TAMPA BAY 6 BOTTOM,3RD
    DUE UP FOR TAMPA BAY: B UPTON (.273, 0-FOR-1)

    Royals 0, Rays 6  Bot 3, 0 OutsApr 29 8:16 PM


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    AT TAMPA BAY - SCORING UPDATE
    TRIPLE BY CARL CRAWFORD SCORED JASON BARTLETT
    SITUATION: 5 RUNS IN, C CRAWFORD ON THIRD, 2 OUTS
    CURRENT SCORE: KANSAS CITY 0
    TAMPA BAY 5 BOTTOM,2ND
    DUE UP FOR TAMPA BAY: B ZOBRIST (.247, 0-FOR-1)

    Royals 0, Rays 5  Bot 2, 0 OutsApr 29 7:58 PM


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    AT TAMPA BAY - SCORING UPDATE
    TRIPLE BY JASON BARTLETT SCORED REID BRIGNAC AND JOHN JASO
    SITUATION: 4 RUNS IN, J BARTLETT ON THIRD, 2 OUTS
    CURRENT SCORE: KANSAS CITY 0
    TAMPA BAY 4 BOTTOM,2ND
    DUE UP FOR TAMPA BAY: C CRAWFORD (.321, 1-FOR-1)

    Royals 0, Rays 4  Bot 2, 0 OutsApr 29 7:57 PM


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    AT TAMPA BAY - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY REID BRIGNAC SCORED PAT BURRELL
    SITUATION: 2 RUNS IN, R BRIGNAC ON FIRST, J JASO ON THIRD, 2 OUTS
    CURRENT SCORE: KANSAS CITY 0
    TAMPA BAY 2 BOTTOM,2ND
    DUE UP FOR TAMPA BAY: J BARTLETT (.279, 0-FOR-1)

    Royals 0, Rays 2  Bot 2, 0 OutsApr 29 7:54 PM


  • AL
    AT TAMPA BAY - SCORING UPDATE
    SINGLE BY PAT BURRELL SCORED EVAN LONGORIA
    SITUATION: 1 RUN IN, P BURRELL ON FIRST, 2 OUTS
    CURRENT SCORE: KANSAS CITY 0
    TAMPA BAY 1 BOTTOM,2ND
    DUE UP FOR TAMPA BAY: J JASO (.450, 1 HR, 9 RBI)

    Royals 0, Rays 1  Bot 2, 0 OutsApr 29 7:49 PM