BALTMORE – David Price pitched seven solid innings, scattering seven hits, allowing just one earned run and striking out 10 to beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-1 and become the major leagues first 14 game winner this season.
Price was leading 5-0 before he ever threw a pitch. Desmond Jennings hit the first pitch of the game for home run, Carlos Pena singled in B.J. Upton and Jeff Keppinger and the Rays were leading 3-0.
José Loboaton was hit by pitch to force in a run, and Elliot Johnson singled to left to score Pena and the Rays never looked back .
Ryan Roberts who was acquired in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks yesterday hit his first home run as a Ray in the third inning.
Lobaton would at his first career home run, a three run shot in the fifth inning.
Other American League Scores
Minnesota 3 – Chicago 8 – Jake Peavy solid again for White Sox
Kansas City 6 – Los Angeles 11 Jeff Weaver wins his 13th game and Mike Trout hits his 16th home run of the season.
New York 5 – Seattle 2 – Yankees score 4 runs in the eighth inning to stun Seattle
Detroit 5 – Cleveland 2 – Max Scherzer pros seven solid to lead the Tigers to victory’
Oakland 14 – Toronto 0 – Oakland continues its winning ways, A’s pound the Blue Jays