Matt Murton tied the game in the ninth with a leadoff homer off Brad Lidge, and he won the game nine innings later with a two-run dribbler through the right side in the 18th. Wednesday's scheduled starter, Rich Hill, picked up the win with two innings of relief.
a-Hit by pitch for Mateo in the 6th. b-Flied out for Blanco in the 8th. c-Struck out for Howry in the 9th. d-Grounded into a double play for Novoa in the 11th. e-Grounded into a double play for Guzman in the 14th. f-Struck out for Dempster in the 17th.
BATTING 2B: Ramirez (25, Borkowski). 3B: Pierre (10, Clemens). HR: Cedeno (5, 2nd inning off Clemens, 0 on, 0 out), Jones (20, 5th inning off Clemens, 2 on, 2 out), Murton (8, 9th inning off Lidge, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Pierre 3; Izturis 4; Ramirez 4; Jones 5; Mabry; Cedeno 4; Blanco; Barrett; Murton 5. RBI: Izturis (17), Cedeno (30), Jones 3 (59), Murton 3 (44). 2-out RBI: Jones 3; Murton 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mabry; Izturis; Mateo; Pierre 2; Jones. S: Mateo; Cedeno. GIDP: Perez; Zambrano. Team LOB: 11.
BASERUNNING SB: Theriot (5, 2nd base off Clemens/Ausmus).
FIELDING Outfield assists: Pierre 2 (Huff at 3rd base, Burke at 3rd base), Jones (Palmeiro at 3rd base).