But it was his teammates' inability to do much right that made the difference.
The Rays left 10 men on and were 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position, pretty much wasting whatever chances they could muster.
"We had baserunners out there, we just couldn't get a knock," Rays manager Joe Maddon said. "Today was just an inability to get the big hit when we needed it."
The biggest waste came in the sixth inning.
Both struck out, and any momentum the Rays had was gone, as was the game.
"We had an opportunity there to get on top and then stay on top," Maddon said. "That was pretty much the turning point."
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