Found February 28, 2013 on The Bay Cave:

The Rays were hoping to add on to their spring winning streak but the Detroit Tigers had other plans. Detroit scored in six different inning to beat Tampa Bay 11-2. Pitcher Roberto Hernandez went 2 1/3 inning for the Rays and gave up one run, two walks, and had one strikeout. Starter Matt Moore pitched 1 1/3 inning and gave up two runs and two walks. Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera had an RBI triple in the first while Austin Jackson hit a two-run home run Third baseman Evan Longoria was 2-for-3 from the plate today and Leslie Anderson continues his good spring as he went 2-for-2. The post Tigers were too much for the Rays appeared first on The Bay Cave.

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